BREAKING: IGP Bans SARS from Mounting Road Blocks, ‘Stop-&-Search,’ Amongst Others

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has placed a ban on the personnel of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad also known as SARS from routine patrols.

The ban also extends to other Tactical Squads of the Force including the Special Tactical Squad, Intelligence Response Team, Anti-Cultism Squad and other Tactical Squads operating at the Federal, Zonal, and Command levels, from carrying out routine patrols.

The Press Release.

In addition, they were also banned from conducting other conventional low-risk duties – stop and search duties, checkpoints, mounting of roadblocks, traffic checks, etc – with immediate effect.

The Police has also been commanded to never again conduct operations in mufti.

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