Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has called on the Special Anti-Robbery Squad – SARS to desist from internet fraudsters.
Ibrahim Idris revealed they have the authority to curb armed robbery and kidnapping, warning that any officer caught arresting cybercrime suspects would be sanctioned appropriately.
He gave the warning yesterday at the FSARS headquarters at Magbo in Abeokuta, Ogun State. He was represented by the team leader of South West Monitoring Fact Finding Committee on SARS Reform, DCP Adepojulo Ilori.
He assured the people of what he called “positively transformed” operatives of FSARS. He said the committee had embarked on the inspection of SARS detention facilities across the southwest states.
Part of the committee’s mandate was to decongest the detention facilities and submit a comprehensive report to the IGP.