IGP warns policemen against unnecessary detention of suspects

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mr Solomon Arase, has cautioned policemen against unnecessary detention of suspects. Arase gave the warning on Wednesday while addressing officers and men of the Gombe Police Command. Arase said suspects should not be detained without sufficient evidence to back the detention. “I am against keeping people in custody, unless you … More IGP warns policemen against unnecessary detention of suspects

HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES: Lagos CP audits SARS, other police cells

The Lagos State Police Command has begun an audit of different cells at the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) with a view to check human rights abuses. The audit is not unconnected with the reports received by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, on human rights abuses in some police stations and SARS in particular. Some human … More HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES: Lagos CP audits SARS, other police cells