Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Video - Nigeria says Special Anti-Robbery Squad dissolved


Nigeria’s police chief has announced the dissolution of a notorious anti-robbery unit following days of widespread protests against police brutality. The Special Anti-Robbery Squad is accused of torture, murder and unlawful arrests. The police chief announced a new outfit to tackle violent crimes will soon be set up and that civil society will now work with the police to identify and punish officers who committed abuses. But civil society wants to see officers accused of murder and other abuses punished. Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris reports from Abuja, Nigeria.

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