The Commissioner of Police in Lagos Edgal Imohimi has issued a directive to all cops in the state, saying no officer hooked up to the command ought to put on mufti bearing ‘SARS’ (Particular Anti-Theft Squad) whereas on official obligation.
Imohimi made this recognized on the third Stakeholders Safety Assembly on Group Policing organised by the Space ‘D’ Command, Mushin, Guardian reviews. “The one items allowed to put on jackets with the inscription of his unit on it are Anti-Cultism unit, Anti-Kidnapping unit, RAIDER and Federal Particular Anti Theft Squad (FSARS),” Imohimi mentioned.
See his assertion under:
Henceforth, no policeman ought to perform operational duties in Lagos in mufti with out police uniform. The one items allowed to put on jackets with the inscription of his/her unit on it are Anti-Cultism unit, Anti-Kidnapping unit, RAIDER and Federal Particular Anti-Theft Squad (FSARS). Each different policeman on operational duties have to be in uniform.
They might solely be in mufti provided that they’re hooked up to the investigation unit of the command. We don’t need any policeman to trigger us any embarrassment anymore. An instance was that of the lawyer that was assaulted in Ikoyi lately by policemen who went there in T-shirts as FSARS. They are going to be lowered in ranks to function deterrent to others.
Imohimi then urged residents to report any police officer caught taking alcohol whereas on obligation.