“You have signed your death warrant” – Throwback to a shocking 2016 report by Amnesty International on SARS

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Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)The protests about the operations of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), an exceptional branch of the Nigeria police made to battle fierce wrongdoing didn’t simply begin today, Its been a theme of dialog and reason for stress for some Nigerians particularly young people for quite a while.

In this to a great degree definite report done in September 2016 by Amnesty International, they portrayed SARS as being in charge of broad torment and other unfeeling, cruel or debasing treatment or discipline (other sick treatment) of prisoners in their guardianship.

Absolution International’s examination demonstrates that prisoners, the two men and ladies, are subjected to different techniques for torment and abuse with a specific end goal to remove data and “confessions”. Such techniques incorporate serious beating, hanging, starvation, shooting in the legs, taunt executions and dangers of execution.

Taking everything into account, Amnesty International said it found various valid charges that Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) officers keep on perpetrating demonstrations of torment and other coldblooded, brutal or corrupting treatment or discipline against prisoners in their authority all the time. Human rights protectors and legal advisors educated Amnesty International that many cops refered to by casualties as being engaged with the torment or abuse of suspects were found to have been exchanged to another station.

Established and legitimate protections to avoid torment and other sick treatment in police guardianship are regularly disregarded. Nigerian police interior systems are feeble and lacking to stop torment being utilized or to rebuff culprits Amnesty International approaches the Nigerian experts to turn around this cycle of human rights infringement, exemption and defilement by SARS officers by putting regard for and security of human rights first in the change of the Nigerian police.

Absolution International recognizes the test looked by the Nigerian security powers in tending to the ascent in vicious wrongdoing in Nigeria, however does not acknowledge the methods being utilized to counter such violations.


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