BREAKING: IGP bans FSARS, STS, IRT officers from patrols, stop and search duties

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu has banned operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS), the Special Tactical Squad (STS) and Intelligence Response Team (IRT) from undertaking routine patrols as well as stop and search duties.

This new directive of the IGP was disclosed by the police spokesperson in a statement signed and released by the force on Sunday.

This new directive is coming after several Nigerians including celebrities and prominent ones aggressively expressed their displeasure via social media over alleged criminal and extra-judicial actions of FSARS officers against citizens in various parts of the country.

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