The Inspector – General of Police , Mohammed Adamu , has announced the dissolved the Federal Special Anti -Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force .
He said the operatives will be redeployed to other police formations and commands .
Adamu announced this in a live broadcast on Sunday .
The announcement came after days of online and offline protests against the brutality and extra – judicial killings by SARS operatives nationwide .
At the briefing , the IGP said , “The Federal Special Anti- Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force otherwise known as SARS is hereby dissolved in all the 36 states police command and the Federal Capital Territory. ”