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IG Idris and never-ending brutality of SARS

IG Idris and never-ending brutality of SARS

FOR the Nigeria Police Force, the more changes are promised, the more things remain the same. After a series of exposure on the social media on the brutal tactics of its officers, the police high command in 2017, vowed to reform the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. Fresh incidents in Rivers, Lagos and Niger states, however, underline […] …

SARS released our brother’s corpse without his money, phone –Relative of man allegedly tortured to death by police in Ogun

SARS released our brother’s corpse without his money, phone –Relative of man allegedly tortured to death by police in Ogun

Eric Dumo A relative of a ticket officer for commercial motorcyclists operating around the New Market area of Ijebu Ode, Ogun State, who was said to have been tortured to death by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Kazeem Akeem, has said that his corpse was only released to the family by the police without […] …

I can no longer stand up – Joseph, artisan tortured with cutlass by Rivers policemen

I can no longer stand up – Joseph, artisan tortured with cutlass by Rivers policemen

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt An artisan, Lucky Joseph, who was tortured by some operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Rivers State Police Command, says he could no longer stand. As of the time our correspondent spoke with him on Friday, the 38-year-old said he had taken ill and had been unable to stand since morning, […] …

Artisan tortured by Rivers SARS reports to police

Samson Folarin Lucky Joseph, a 38-year-old artisan who was allegedly tortured by some operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Rivers State Police Command, has lodged a complaint on the attack. This followed advice from the Officer-in-Charge of the Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit (PCRRU), Yomi Shogunle, who said that the allegations would be investigated. The […] …

Viral video shows SARS men torture, strip artisan naked

Viral video shows SARS men torture, strip artisan naked

Samson Folarin A viral video has shown that some operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Rivers State Police Command indeed brutalised a mechanic, Lucky Joseph, in the Choba Extension, Obio Akpor Local Government Area of the state. The state police spokesman, Mr. Nnamdi Omoni, in his reaction to PUNCH Metro story on Monday, had chosen […] …

SARS men pulled my private parts in public – Artisan

SARS men pulled my private parts in public – Artisan

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt A victim of police brutality, Lucky Joseph, has narrated how he was allegedly harassed by some operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. Joseph explained that the men, who didn’t find anything incriminating on him, stripped him naked and pulled him by the private parts in public. He noted that he was […] …

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