The South West Monitoring Committee set up by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has warned the Special Anti-Robbery Squad not to go beyond their duty of prosecution of robbery, armed robbery, and kidnapping saying any officer going beyond the purview of his duty will be sanctioned.
The Monitoring Committee was set up by the Inspector General of Police, to look into the reorganization of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad unit (SARS, now FSARS) of the Nigerian Police.
SARS operatives in conference The IGP’s committee in the Southwest led by DCP Adepojulo Ilori, said this at the SARS headquarters in Abeokuta.
Ilori said: “We are visiting all the FSARS facilities in all the commands in the South West and ensure that the IGP’s directives are strictly complied with.
“We are very sure as from now that you are going to see positively transformed FSARS operatives that will now function as per their specific role of nipping robbery, armed robbery and kidnapping in the bud, this is why we are here. “If not for some black sheep, the Lagos Command is doing a great job.