IGP Idris disbands special squad
The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the immediate disbandment of the IGP Special Tactical Squad.
In a statement emailed to Apex News Friday by Force spokesmen DCP Jimoh Moshood, Ibrahim also ordered the redeployment of all the personnel of the squad to other departments and formations.
He said Senior Officers attached to the erstwhile Special Tactical Squad (STS) who were linked with complicity or played conspiracy role(s) in the unauthorized, illegal and unprofessional misconduct in the search of Elder Statesman, Chief Edwin Clark’s residence in Asokoro, Abuja on September 4, are undergoing strict disciplinary procedures.
According to him, tactical operations and statutory core Police duties that the dissolved Special Tactical Squad (STS) were charged with are now collapsed and will be carried out by other units.