Reformed FSARS ‘ll Focus On Robbery, Kidnapping -IGP Team

By Amos Odeh The Inspector General of Police team on the reform of Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad (FSARS), says the new reformed squad will now concentrate on two major areas of crime fighting, which are robbery and kidnapping. Mr Austin Gbaraba, an Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of operations in the force headquarters, who […]

Osinbajo Orders IGP To Re-Organise SARS

.asks NHRC to probe rights violation The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday directed the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to immediately begin the overhaul of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. He has also directed the National Human Rights Commission to set up a panel to probe allegations of rights abuse by the Police unit. The […]

Police, SARS Rated 89% ‘Extremely Low’ As NHRC Begins Cells Audit

Tayo Olanipekun An online poll on the operations of the Nigeria Police and its Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad (FSARS) unit has had 89 per cent of its participants rate the Force performance “Extremely Low.” The survey, in which 1,031 persons have so far participated on Wednesday, also put the ratings of the security agency […]

Police nab robbers for attempting to kill DPO

Two members of an armed robbery gang who, yesterday, shot and injured the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of the Ogbere Division, Csp Adeyinka Akingbade, have been arrested by the operatives of the Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad (FSARS) for attempting to kill the DPO. The DPO, who received a distress call about the robbers who […]