The inspector General of police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has announced the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
He made this announcement around 1:30PM at the force headquarters at Abuja.
He said the police unit is dissolved across all formations, the 36 states, commands and the federal capital territory.
He said officers and men currently serving in the unit are to be redeployed with immediate effect.
He said new policing arrangements to address the offenses of arm robbery and other violent crime will be present due course.
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