Senate Blows Hot, Orders Arrest, Prosecution of SARS Operatives




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The Senate has given an order for the arrest and operatives Special Anti-Robbery Squad were involved the recent killings innocent Nigerians across the country.

The order given today by the Senate, Ahmad Lawan while ruling on the Senate resolution on the motion by Senator Oluremi Tinubu

Tinubu, her motion, drew the attention of her colleagues the recent extra-judicial killings and human rights abuses by SARS operatives.

Lawan said a mere dismissal of overzealous and reckless operatives enough but they must be made face the full wrath of the law.

He said, “Those are involved the recent killings of innocent Nigerians be arrested and prosecuted.

“Scrapping the SARS now may be the best option because the nation may lose the best hands in the agency while trying do away with the bad eggs among them.

“The dismissal of the bad ones among them is also enough. Offenders must be arrested and prosecuted to serve as a deterrent to .”

The red chamber also mandated its committee on Police, and Human Rights to probe human rights abuses of Nigerians by SARS operatives in the last few years.

The chamber asked the Inspector General of Police, Adamu, to establish a special unit will constantly investigate and monitor the conduct of SARS operatives.

It also directed the authorities of the Nigerian Police Force to utilise part of its trust to trains its operatives.

Details later…

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