The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (Sars)
Rapper Ikechukwu explained that he was kidnapped on the night of Wednesday, September 4, by SARS operatives, just a few blocks from his residence. He claimed they extorted him and also threatened to take his life.
Comedian Broda Shaggi has reacted to the recent xenophobia reports in South Africa by sharing his own encounter with the Nigerian police. He did this to illustrate how Nigeria has failed her citizens both home and abroad.
A chief magistrates court in Ebute Meta area of Lagos state has ordered that four men of the Special Armed Response Squad (SARS) who allegedly killed two unsuspected robbers in Iba axis, be remanded in prison.
Wata kotun majistare da ke Ebute Meta, Lagas, a ranar Alhamis, 22 ga watan Agusta, ta yi umurnin tsare wasu jami’an tsaro na SARS hudu, wadanda ake zargi da kashe wasu yan fashi biyu a yankin Iba, a gidan kurkuku, har zuwa lokacin
For the umpteenth time, Nigerians are expressing rage on social media for a call to scrap the special operatives of Nigeria Police Force Special Anti-Robbery Squad, popularly known as SARS.
The call made by the Human Rights Society for All, a civil society organsiation, followed reports of alleged extra-judicial killings of innocent Nigerians by men of the Nigeria Police in various states across the country.