Lagos Police Commissioner, Imohimi Edgal, has ordered the immediate release of 40 persons detained at the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) without cause.
According to a report by TheNation, he also directed that 30 detained for alleged cultism related offences be charged to court without further delays. He gave the directive during an unannounced visit to the unit stationed inside the Command Headquarters in Ikeja.
Aside FSARS, Edgal, it was gathered visited five police divisions unannounced, where he interviewed suspects and inspected the stations.
He warned his personnel to respect the rights of suspects and ensure they were treated with dignity, adding that he would continue unannounced night patrols of police formations under his command.