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Breaking: Inspector General Of Police Complies, Renames SARS As FSARS, Collapses All SARS Team Nationwide Into FSARS, Appoints New Commissioner For FSARS

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  Headlines  /  No Comments

Stops FSARS From performing Stop and Search duties except on distress call Says FSARS Will No More Operate Under Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Department But Now To Operate under the Department of Operations, Force Headquarters Abuja. The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has immediately complied with the directive of the Acting President Yemi […]

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Breaking: Osinbajo Orders Inspector General of Police To Begin Immediate Overhaul of SARS

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  Headlines  /  No Comments

The Acting president, Yemi Osinbajo, has directed the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to immediately begin the overhaul of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. Osinbajo  also directed the National Human Rights Commission to set up a panel to probe allegations of rights abuse by the Police unit. The Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President on […]

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Police Dismiss 4 Police Sergeants Who Are SARS Operatives, Charge Them To Court

By   /  July 22, 2018  /  Headlines  /  No Comments

The Assistant Inspector General in charge of zone 2 Command, AIG Adamu Ibrahim has upheld the recommendation of police disciplinary body that recommended dismissal of four policemen attached to Special Anti Robbery Squad Ikeja, Lagos (SARS). The four policemen who were dismissed and subsequently charged to court on offences of Armed Robbery, Kidnapping, Unlawful detention, […]

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No More Wearing Of Mufti, SARS Jackets By Policemen In Lagos – Lagos CP, Imohimi Says

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  News  /  No Comments

The Lagos Police Commissioner, Edgal Imohimi warns that no policeman in Lagos should operate wearing mufti or just SARS jacket. According to Imohimi he said  any police personnel caught violating the order would face sanction, this is as the police commissioner reveals that the personnel who recently assaulted a lawyer in the state would be […]

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Police Arrest SARS Operatives Who Extorted N5,000 From A Woman  In Ikorodu, Lagos, As IGP Orders Instant Disciplinary Action(See Photos)

By   /  May 18, 2018  /  Headlines, PhotoNews  /  No Comments

On 16th May, 2018, the Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit (PCRRU) received a complaint from a citizen via Twitter [@ife_luv12] that a Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) Operative forced her to make a bank transfer of Five Thousand Naira (N5,000) to the said SARS operative’s bank account following an arrest for no just cause. PCRRU immediately […]

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Illegal Use Of SARS For APC Congress: I’m Vindicated — Wike

By   /  May 5, 2018  /  South-South  /  No Comments

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the illegal use of operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and military personnel to cause rancour ahead of the APC Congress in the state has vindicated him.   He stated that the series of statements released by APC stakeholders on the illegal activities of SARs […]

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Police Arrest Five Officers Under SARS, Detains Them

By   /  April 11, 2018  /  Crime  /  No Comments

The police in Lagos State on Tuesday arrested five operatives of the State Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) for molesting a citizen, Immanuel James Ibe-Anyanwu. The arrest of the Five SARS Operatives was based on the orders of Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi. They were initially declared wanted after fleeing the scene of the crime, […]

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How I Founded SARS In The Police – RTD Commissioner Of Police Midenda

By   /  December 23, 2017  /  Commentary / Interviews  /  No Comments

Recently, there were public demonstrations for and against the continued existence of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, a dreaded anti-crime unit of the Nigeria Police Force. The vexatious issue which took the front burner in national discourse resulted in the big question about how SARS came to be. There have been claims and counter-claims. One […]

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IGP Bans SARS From Stop And Search Operations, Says They Must Operate In Official Uniform Clearly Marked for Identification

By   /  December 23, 2017  /  Headlines  /  No Comments

SARS Personnel To Undergo Mental Test SARS Bans Acting As Body-Guards, SARS Stops From Delving Into Land Matters, Personal Disputes, Debt Collection And All Civil Matters The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has banned the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force from conducting stop and search operations on roads except […]

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Police Begin Process To Unbundle SARS

By   /  December 22, 2017  /  General News  /  No Comments

As part of the ongoing process to reposition the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), the Nigeria Police Force said it has began the process of dissolving the federal and state SARS into one unit that will be under the supervision of the Commissioners of Police of each Command. The commissioner of Police in charge of […]

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