By Ajibola Abayomi,
December 4, 2017
Ibrahim Idris, Inspector General of Police (IGP), has ordered the immediate probe and reorganisation of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS).
The IGP’s directive came on the heels of calls for the proscription of SARS whose operatives have been accused of maltreating innocent Nigerians.
In a statement on Monday, Idris also ordered the immediate investigation of alleged crimes of torture levelled against the anti-robbery squad.
The IGP said the move to reorganise the police unit is to ensure that it operates “based on international core value of policing with integrity and (to) make sure the rule of law prevails in the operations and activities of the outfit”.