Nigeria: 35 indicted SARS operatives to face prosecution1 min read

The 35 indicted operatives of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force submitted by National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) are to face prosecution.


NHRC submitted the list of the indicted operatives on Monday to the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), for prosecution.
Submitting the list at the AGF office in Abuja, the Executive Secretary of the NHRC, Mr Tony Ojukwu, said the list was an extract of the full report of the Special Presidential Panel on SARS earlier submitted to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), on June 3, 2019.
Ojukwu said the submission of the list of the indicted officers to the AGF was in line with the mandate of the panel.
He said, “In line with mandate of the panel, the commission is here today to submit the list to you, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, the list of all officers who have been indicted in the report.
“The list contains the names of all those who are to be prosecuted for various offences by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice.”

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