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IGP orders disbandment of special tactical squad


The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the immediate disbandment of the IGP Special Tactical Squad (IGP-STS) and the redeployment of all the personnel of the squad to other departments/formations of the Force.

In a statement yesterday by Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, senior officers attached to the Squad, who were linked with complicity or played conspiracy role(s) in the unauthorised, illegal and unprofessional misconduct in the search of the Asokoro, Abuja residence of elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, on September 4 are now undergoing strict disciplinary procedures.
He said the tactical operations and statutory core Police duties that the Squad was charged with are now collapsed and would be carried out by other operational, investigative and response units of the Force.He stated that the dissolution of Squad is with immediate effect.

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