Two persons have been arrested and remanded in prison for claiming to be operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, in Lagos.
They are Ikechukwu Victor and Emeka Ewuzien. A statement issued by the spokesman of the Lagos Police Command, DSP Bala Elkana, reads: “They were arrested on 29th October 2019 at about 1000hours.
Operatives from Ifako Division led by the Divisional Police Officer, CSP Lasisi Iyunade, accosted the men dressed in black T-Shirts with the inscription SARS boldly written along Julius Kadri Street, Ifako, Gbagada.
They claimed to be SARS operatives, on their way to effect an arrest at Bakare Daudu market. On further questioning, they claimed to be members of Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) from Victoria Island, Lagos.
Their names are Ikechukwu Victor ‘m’ 45yrs and Emeka Ewuzien ‘m’ 45yrs of No 2 Igi Street, Bariga, and No 30 Abule Okuta Road, Ladylak, Bariga respectively.
Two fake PCRC ID card bearing same name was recovered from them. Suspects were charged to court and remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Home.”