Stop Going After ‘Yahoo Boys’, IGP Idris Tells SARS – The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has warned officers of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) to stop running after “yahoo boys”
He said their mandate is to curb armed robbery and kidnapping. He warned that any officer caught arresting cybercrime suspects will be sanctioned.
Giving the warning yesterday at the FSARS headquarters at Magbo in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Ibrahim Idris was represented by DCP Adepojulo Ilori who is the team leader of South West Monitoring Fact-Finding Committee on SARS Reform.
He assured people of “positively transformed” operatives of FSARS and added that the committee had embarked on the inspection of SARS detention facilities across the southwest states.
Part of the committee’s mandate was to submit a comprehensive report to the IGP and decongest the detention facilities.