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Mohammed Adamu, has instructed FSARS immediately disbanded

Mohammed Adamu
  • Mohammed Adamu, Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), has instructed that the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS

Mohammed Adamu, Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), has instructed that the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS), Special Investigation Panel and Special Tactical Squad be immediately disbanded.The immediate past IGP, Ibrahim Idris, established the IGP Special Investigation Panel and IGP Special Tactical Squad. He also centralised the operations of SARS into Federal SARS. But on Monday, during his inaugural conference with Commissioners of Police and other senior officers in Abuja, the Acting IGP ordered the disbandment of FSARS and the two others. Following the order, FSARS will now be under the direct supervision of the Commissioners of Police in the 36 states. Idris had centralised the operations of SARS into Federal SARS.

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It would be recalled that the previous Inspector General of the Nigeria Police Force, Ibrahim Idris, sometime last year warned the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) against indiscriminate search of mobile phones and laptops of ordinary citizens.He also stated that FSARS personnel found culpable of illegal detention beyond 48 hours risk dismissal. Idris had centralised the operations of SARS into Federal SARS.

 

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