Following the suit filed against the State Judicial Panel of Inquiry, the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has ordered for the immediate withdrawal of the suit stating that the Police is committed to reform.
The State Judicial Panel of Inquiry was set up to investigate the allegation made against the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) after the #EndSARS protest.
According to the Police Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, on Friday, he said that the IGP’s order was sequel to the outcome of investigation into the role played by the Force Legal Section in the institution of the said suit.
The statement further reads below;
‘Recall that the IGP had yesterday, 3rd December, 2020, ordered a probe into the alleged involvement of the Force Legal Section in the attempt to halt the ongoing States’ Judicial Panel inquiries into the activities of the defunct SARS.
Meanwhile, the IGP reassures citizens that the Force remains committed to the course of justice at all times and will not allow anybody to constitute a ‘brick-wall’ to the ongoing reform processes of the Force.’