The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has scrapped the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (F-SARS).
He said the operatives will be redeployed to other police formations and commands.
Adamu announced this in a live broadcast on Sunday.
The announcement came after days of online and offline protests against the brutality and extra-judicial killings by SARS operatives nationwide.
At the briefing, the IGP said, “The Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force otherwise known as SARS is hereby dissolved in all the 36 states police command and the Federal Capital Territory.”
More details to come
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