ENDSARS: IGP orders Probe on Alleged Suit to Stop Judicial Panels of Inquiry in States
*Queries Force Legal Officer

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The IGP, Mohammed Adamu

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

DCP Frank Mba, the Force Public Relations Officer said in a statement on Thursday that the IGP who gave the order on the heels of trending reports in the media on December 3.

He added that the IGP expressed 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”, Mba said, adding, “The IGP reiterates the commitment of the Force to fulfilling all its obligations with regards to the disbandment of the defunct SARS, the ongoing Judicial Panels and all other police reforms”.

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