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5 key points about the dissolution of SARS

#EndSARS has sparked a Nationwide protest for the past few days

The need to #EndSARS has sparked a nationwide protest for the past few days, but alas the cries on the streets and social media have been heard.

The Inspector General of Police on Sunday dissolved the Special Anti-Robbery Squad.

Below are five key points we thought you should know about the dissolution of SARS.

  • IGP Bows To Pressure, Disbands SARS
  • SERAP Wants Commonwealth To Sanction Nigeria Over Attacks On #EndSARS Protesters
  • The Inspector General of Police has dissolved the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) across all the Thirty-Six (36) State Commands and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with immediate effect.
  • All officers and men serving in the Unit will be redeployed to other Police Commands, Formations and Units.
  • A new policing arrangement for tackling the offences of Armed-Robbery and other violent crimes will be unveiled to the public soon.
  • A Citizens and Strategic Stakeholders Forum will be launched to provide an avenue for citizens to regularly interface and advise the police authority on issues touching on the general public.
  • To deal with the report of crimes committed against citizens, an Investigative Team will be constituted which will include Civil Society Organisations and culprits will be punished.

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