Posts Tagged ‘SARS’

#EndSARS: “I Lost Two-Month-Old Pregnancy To SARS Torture” – Schoolteacher Tells Panel

A hearing by the Lagos State Judicial Inquiry Panel on allegations of human rights abuses by men of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) continued on Saturday. A school teacher, Ndubuisi Obiechina, narrated to the panel how she was arrested in 2017 on a false charge of being a thief and a kidnapper and tortured […]

‘Don’t Invite Soldiers To Quell #EndSARS Demonstrations’ – Falana Warns FG

Activist lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) said that Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Tukur Buratai and his men risk facing the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague if any of the #EndSARS protestors are killed. The Federal Government was advised by Falana to withdraw plans to use troops to quench the demonstrations that have […]

#EndPoliceBrutality: Police Commission To Dismiss 37 Ex-SARS Officers; Prosecute 24 For Misconduct

For dismissal from service, no less than 37 former members of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad were recommended. It is also expected that the Police Service Commission (PSC) will order the prosecution of 24 other ex-SARS operatives for separate acts of professional misconduct. These were the highlights of a study prepared by the Federal Government […]

JUST IN: “Disbanded SARS Officers Allegedly Going To People’s Houses In Lagos This Night To Pick Them Up!” — @mrmacaronii Raises Alarm

Nigerian popular online comedian, Debo Adebayo, professionally known as Mr. Macaroni says the “disbanded SARS officers are allegedly going to people’s houses especially in Pedro and Surulere axis this night to pick them up.” He made this know in a tweet via his verified Twitter handle, @mrmacaronii, on Friday. The comedian tweeted: “We are getting […]

#EndSARS: “Why Not Prosecute Guilty, Corrupt Officers First” – Genevieve Nnaji Reacts To SWAT Creation

Popular movie actress, Genevieve Nnaji recently reacted the creation of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) that is expected to replace the scrapped SARS unit. Breaking Times learnt that the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu on Tuesday announced creation of SWAT to fill vacuum left by the disbanded SARS unit. Genevieve reacted to […]

Nigerian Police Says No Member Of Disbanded SARS Will Be Allowed To Join SWAT; Promises No Patrols, Searching Of Devices

The Nigerian Police Force on Wednesday informed the Nigerian public, that the newly created SWAT team will be structured to strictly respond only to robbery attacks, response to the scenes of weapon related crimes, rescue operations and special operations involving high-profile criminals. In a series of tweets, the Police notes that no officer who had […]