CSONEWS24 had earlier reported that the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has finally dissolved the special anti-robbery squad following protests from Nigerian youths.
However here are five key things to note about the dissolution.
1 The Inspector General of Police has dissolved the special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS across the 36 commands and the Federal capital territory.
2 All Officers and men serving In the units will be redeployed to other police commands formation and units.
3. A new policing arrangement for tackling the offences of Armed Robbery and other violent crimes will be unveiled to the public soon.
4. A citizens and strategic stakeholders forum will be launched to provide an avenue for citizens to regularly interface and advise the police authority on issues touching on the general public.
5. To deal with the report of crimes committed against citizens, an investigative team will be constituted which will include Civil Society Organisations and culprits will be punished.