The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has dissolved the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (F-SARS) across all the Thirty-Six (36) State Commands and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with immediate effect.
Adamu announced this in a live broadcast on Sunday.
According to the IGP, all officers and men serving in the Unit will be redeployed to other Police Commands, Formations and Units.
He noted that a new policing arrangement for tackling the offences of Armed-Robbery and other violent crimes will be unveiled to the public soon.
The Police boss said a Citizens and Strategic Stakeholders Forum will be launched to provide an avenue for citizens to regularly interface and advise the police authority on issues touching on the general public.
Furthermore, the IGP said to deal with the report of crimes committed against citizens, an Investigative Team will be constituted which will include Civil Society Organisations and culprits will be punished.