Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has announced the disbanding of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad after days of protest against police brutality by the unit.

IGP, Mr. Mohammed Adamu

In a live broadcast on Sunday, Muhammed Adamu, inspector general of police, said the Special Anti-Robbery Squad unit under the Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department had been abolished “with immediate effect”. He added, however, that all SARS officers would be redeployed to other police commands, formations and units. Source: Africa6News