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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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Breaking: Inspector General Of Police Orders Immediate Re-Organisation Of SARS, Says Commissioner Of Police In Charge FSARS

By   /  December 4, 2017  /  Headlines  /  No Comments

Federal SARS Commander Now in charge of FSARS in State and Zonal Commands RE: #ENDSARSNOW CAMPAIGN IGP ORDERS IMMEDIATE RE-ORGANIZATION OF SPECIAL ANTI-ROBBERY SQUAD (SARS) ACROSS THE COUNTRY The Nigeria Police Force has observed the recent trends of event in the Social Media on the #ENDSARSNOW and the controversy being generated by the innuendos from […]

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Breaking:  42 Notorious Armed Robbers, Cultists, Escape From Police Custody In Bayelsa

By   /  November 7, 2017  /  Headlines  /  No Comments

No fewer than 42 suspected armed robbers and cultists detained by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad cell (SARS) in Yenagoa on Tuesday broke free from detention and escaped. A Policeman attached to the SARS who was drafted to cordon off the facility said that they were still taking stock of the number of inmates that had […]

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Police Arrests Seven Policemen For Murder Of A Businessman

By   /  February 20, 2017  /  Headlines  /  No Comments

The Anambra State Police Command has arrested and detained seven of its officers and men over the arrest and murder of one Ejike Bob Manuel, theeagleonline.com.ng reports. The arrested policemen belong to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad located in Awkuz, Anambra State, which is notorious for torturing suspects. According to available information, the arrest was sequel […]

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ICRC Trains SARS Personnel On Humanitarian Principles And International Standards Of Law Enforcement

By   /  December 23, 2016  /  Press Releases  /  No Comments

Assures Continuous Support for the Force The International Committee of the Red Cross carried out a 2 day training program on humanitarian principles and international standards of law enforcement for personnel of the Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad and the FCT Special Anti Robbery Squad at the Nigeria Police Force Headquarters, Abuja between 20th – […]

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