#ENDSARS: Era of Checking People’s Phones Or Vehicles Is Gone – Police IG

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has said that the era of any police unit checking people’s private properties is gone.

This is following the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) by the Police boss on Sunday, leading to the formation of the Special Weapon (SWAT) Team.

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SARS was disbanded over high handedness, kidnapping, extortion of people. The disbandment occurred after nationwide protests.

“The issue of ANY Police Unit going to look into people’s phones, which is supposed to be their private property, or looking at the type of vehicle they‘re using, or profiling them to see whether they‘re yahoo boys or not—that era is gone. It is not acceptable!” the IG stated this in a news conference.



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