Nigerians call for scrapping of SARS as #EndSARS trends on social media | Nigeria News Today. Your online Nigerian Newspaper f


Nigerians on social media are calling on Police authorities to scrap the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, popularly known by the acronym SARS.

The call follows several incidents of brutality, abuse and harassment reported against men of the police department.

The Nigerian Police Force Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit, PCRRU, had yesterday announced the opening of channels through which the public can report complaints about SARS.

The move by the PCRRU may be connected to the public outcry that has trailed the activities of many SARS officials in recent times.

Late in October 2017, a 2015 graduate of Kwara State Polytechnic, Ekwere Imoh, was shot by policemen attached to SARS, Oyo State Police Command. The policemen also shot a female friend of his, identified simply as Doris, who was with him. There were no concrete reasons for shooting the duo as they were neither criminals nor under arrest.

Earlier in the same month, a lady, Kachi Anifela Zion, accused officers of SARS in Ilorin of sexual molestation. She said a male SARS official under the pretence of searching her, dipped his hand in her underwear.

She further revealed that the SARS official threatened to beat her if she shouted, adding that the officer continued to fondle, rough handle and humiliate her for several minutes. The SARS official implicated in the matter was later arrested.

A video also emerged online in November, where a gun-wielding SARS operative threatened to shoot two people at Akute area of Ogun State.


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  1. Is best to everybody's knowledge that criminals and delinquent 's people will and must hate SARS. They just doing and performing their constitutional duties, as a human beings they cannot perform hundred percent good, there must be some hitch's but it cannot amount to scrapping.

    1. Pls don't talk if you don't know anything . They are the thief's we are looking for. Pray you are not a victim

    2. This Zali always reasons through his anus. All his comments on this platform have been un-inteligent, ignorant and mostly, off the point. He always takes the wrong path. I think the administrator should bar him from commenting on any issue on this platform.
      SARS are the real criminals and armed robbers we are looking for.

  2. In my opinion, they shld be scraped.innocent Nigerian are wasted by them without conviction. They are heartless, rude and mainly not sensitive in their work.I shiver d day innocent sick romanus was arrested by them in his sick bed.intact it was only God and our Reverend father,s interventions that made him come back alive. God bless the person that brought this idea. Long live nigeria

  3. Mike Abe thank you, is like you are suffering from Osmo........... Ambush


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