The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has announced the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force.
IGP announced this via a live broadcast on Sunday.
Adamu said the disbandment of Federal SARS and the 36 States and FCT Commands of SARS is because of the public outrage. He also said that Personnels are to be reintegrated into other policing organs.
The announcement comes after days of protest across the nation over an alleged brutality and extra-judicial killings by the unit.