Source: Agenzia Fides – MIL OSI
Headline: AFRICA/NIGERIA – Police brutality: Archbishop of Lagos calls for clarification
Lagos – “Recently there have been reports and videos documenting that members of the Nigerian police, in particular SARS operatives, have been involved in various acts of brutality and extortion against innocent citizens of this great Country”, said His Exc. Mgr. Alfred Adewale Martins, Archbishop of Lagos in a statement sent to Agenzia Fides following the decision of the Nigerian authorities to disband the Special Anti-Robbery Squad , which was supposed to act against violent robbery, but instead was apparently responsible for criminal acts against the population.