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IGP QUERIES FORCE LEGAL OFFICER OVER STATES’ JUDICIAL PANEL OF INQUIRY SUIT

The Inspector General of Police Mohmmed Adamu has ordered investigations into a suit challenging the legality of the States’ Judicial Panel of Inquiry, investigating allegations by citizens against officers of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

A statement by the public relations officer Frank Mba Explains that The IGP, gave the order on the heels of trending reports in the media, 3rd December, 2020, expressing the disapproval of the Force Management Team on the matter and ordered investigations into the alleged role of the Force Legal Section including its Head.

Meanwhile, the Force Legal Officer has been queried and may face further sanctions if found guilty of dereliction of duty..

The IGP reiterates the commitment of the Force in fulfilling its obligations with regards to the disbandment of the defunct SARS, the ongoing Judicial Panels and all other police reforms.

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