The Nigeria Police Force has set up a six-member team to receive and investigate petitions against operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS.
Members of the team include the IGP X-Squad, IGP Monitoring Unit, Force Public Complaint Bureau, Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit, a non-governmental organisation, the Nigeria Policing Programme led by Prof. Olu Ogunsakin and a civil society coalition, Enough-Is-Enough.
Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, who confirmed the development, urged aggrieved persons with complaints of violation of their rights by SARS personnel to report to the team members for investigation and further actions.
Moshood, an acting Deputy Commissioner of Police, advised Nigerians to report through the IGP X-Squad on 0902 690 0729, 08078662130, 08174041000 (calls), 0903 227 8905 (SMS) and 0903 562 1377 (WhatsApp) and email: email@example.com; and the IGP Monitoring Unit via firstname.lastname@example.org and 08036242591.
Other contacts are the Force Public Complaint Bureau, 07056792065, 08088450152, Calls/SMS/WhatsApp, email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, Twitter: @PoliceNG and www.facebook.com/ngpolice;
PCRRU, 08057000001, 08057000002 (calls), 08057000003 (SMS & WhatsApp) Twitter: @PoliceNG_PCRRU and www.facebook.com/PolicePCRRU; Nigeria Policing Programme, email@example.com and eienigeria.org.