Following the incessant reports of intimidation, harassment and outright extortion by officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Former Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has condemned the activities of the unit.
He is also calling on the government of the day to pay attention and address the menace caused by SARS.
“I strongly condemn their cruel actions against our people, and I urge the government to rise to the occasion and nip this monstrosity in the bud with the seriousness it deserves”.
The Former Vice President of Nigeria made this known in a series of tweet via his official twitter handle on saturday.
According to him, “The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) unit of the @PoliceNG was set up to confront violent crimes such as armed robbery, kidnapping and other related crimes. However, the unit has today morphed into an oppressor of the Nigerian masses who strive every day for a better life”.
He added that “It is expedient that the activities of SARS are reviewed to ensure that the rogue elements are excised from the unit and sanity returned to its operations”.
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