Police replace FSARS with SWAT

The Nigeria Police Force has replaced the defunct Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad (FSARS) with Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT) The new unit is to commence training at the different Police tactical training institutions nationwide, from next week. However, the Inspector-...

CP FSARS withdraws arms from officers

Commissioner of Police in- charge of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, (FSARS), Mr. Imohimi Edgal, on Monday, began the implementation of the IGP’s directives. The FSARS boss who spoke with Cornerstone news on the telephone said that henceforth, no personnel of the Federal...

SARS didn’t kill anyone in Delta – Police

Delta State Police Command has denied the allegation where some Special Anti Robbery Squad shot dead a young man. The Command described the allegation as false and malicious. Delta State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya , said ,”the attention...

IGP bans FSARS, other Police tactical Squads from routine patrol , searching people’s phones

-As Police arrest 2 FSARS Operatives, 1 civilian accomplice in Lagos State As Police arrest 2 FSARS Operatives, 1 civilian accomplice in Lagos State The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has banned the personnel of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) and...

Edgal resumes as new SARS boss, Shares hotlines to check excesses of operative

New Commissioner of Police in charge of the Nigeria Police Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad (FSARS), CP Imohimi Edgal, has released special hotlines, calling in citizens to report excesses of operatives of the unit across the country. The citizens complaint hot lines are:...

Police rout child trafficking syndicate, fake SARS operatives, others in Lagos

It was a harvest of the arrest of criminal suspects by the Lagos State Police Command at the weekend. Among those arrested were two suspected child traffickers; fake Special Anti Robbery Squad ( SARS) operatives, suspected murderer, cultists, among others. Giving a breakdown on...

German government collaborates with Nigeria Police to train FSARS 

The Nigeria Police, in collaboration with the German government, have started intensive training for officers and men of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) on human rights at the Police College, Ikeja, Lagos.     Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim...

FSARS operatives to undergo psychological tests, other changes, says committee

Chairman of the committee on the overhaul of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad  (FSARS), South West Zone, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Adepoju Ilori, yesterday, said that any policeman serving in the unit would undergo a psychological test.   Ilori also hinted...