Officials of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) have been arrested for robbery in Benin City, the capital of Edo State, southern Nigeria.
Naija News understands that a post on social media network, Facebook by Gwamnishu Harrison, a popular human right activist, said two Nigerians were robbed by SARS officials under the Edo State Police Command along Lagos Benin expressway (Bypass).
The human right activist said he was able to intervene and recover the money of a businessman from Edo State SARS, adding that the money stolen by some members of the Edo SARS have been refunded to the Victims after several investigations and with the support of Higher authorities and officers in charge of Edo State SARS.
Furthermore, Harrison revealed that despite been caught in the act of crime, officials of the Edo State SARS involved in the act, are still on the street of Benin City, the state capital, looking for who to devour, adding that the SARS operatives who were apprehended for the fraud have not been paraded.
The activist wrote on Facebook: “RECOVERED ONE MILLION, FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND NAIRA FROM EDO SARS IN ONE WEEK.”
“25th February 2020, two Nigerians were robbed by Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) Edo State Police Command along Lagos Benin Express Way #ByPass.
“It has been a fearful week, stressful week and our lives were threatened. We didn’t give up or step aside and allow rogue officers who have continued to destroy the image of the Nigeria Police.
“This week, we retrieved 1.5 million from Edo SARS.
“02/03/2020 #Wednesday, N5000,000 was retrieved.
“07/03/2020 #Saturday 1,000,000 was retrived.
“They returned all the money to us but yet to parade these criminals in uniform who are back in the street of Benin looking for who to devour,” the activist wrote on Facebook.
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