Home > SARS

UPDATE: Checkout the court’s ruling on alleged killer of Kolade Johnson

A Magistrates’ Court in Ebute-Metta, Lagos Mainland, has ruled that Olalekan Ogunyemi, the Police Inspector accused of killing football fan Kolade Johnson, should remain in prison till June 10, 2019. The decision means 35 more days in Ikoyi Prison for Ogunyemi, who has already spent 30 days in prison since he was first remanded on

Read More

IN IKORODU: Father of five arrested while selling stolen car

A 41-year-old man has been arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Lagos State command, for snatching a Toyota Corolla car from its owner and attempting to sell it for N1 million in Ikorodu community of Lagos Mainland. The suspect, a father of five, Ademola Adeyemo, and his fleeing partner in crime identified

Read More

SARS intercept truckload of fake drugs in Lagos

Officials of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) attached to the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a suspected member of a syndicated specialized in importing fake drugs from China. The officials recovered of a truckload of Panadol Extra and Chloramphenicol eye-drop along the Mile 2-Badagry expressway, Lagos Mainland. The arrest was made following a tip off, which saw operatives of the Special

Read More

IN IKORODU: SARS kidnap, torture man, collect N464,000 ‘ransom’ from mother

A man, Emmanuel Adegbite, on the 5th of March 2019 was allegedly arrested by SARS officers while he was playing snooker at an Ikorodu hotel on Lagos Mainland. It was learnt that the officers, without a search warrant, illegally broke into Royal Crown Hotel Asolo Ikorodu and whisked Mr. Adegbite and some other people away. They

Read More

SOS! More residents flee Surulere as robbery attacks escalate

Months after InsideMainland reported the plight of residents of Sologun Street in Aguda, Surulere, Lagos Mainland, and how they live in fear due to spike in armed robbery in the area, the situation has gotten worse with more residents now fleeing their homes. Recall that in August 2018, InsideMainland reported how notorious bandits barged into people’s homes

Read More

IN AMUWO-ODOFIN: Land grabbers allegedly threatens to take over community

Residents of Itun-Agan community in Amuwo-Odofin Local Government, Lagos Mainland, have appealed to the state government and the Inspector General of Police (IG), Ibrahim Idris, to save them from land grabbers. Some residents of the community alleged that the land grabbers were using a man popularly called Ajase, with the assistance

Read More

‘I will overhaul SARS’ – KOWA Party Presidential aspirant says

The cries by hundreds of youths across the Lagos Mainland and other parts of the country on the harassment, extortion and brutalities of the operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has led to the viral demand for a reform or total end to the Police unit. In recent months, news

Read More

IN OJO: Uproar as SARS officer allegedly murders teenager

There was apprehension in Abule-Ado along Ile-Epo, Satellite Town, Lagos Mainland, yesterday, Wednesday, August 1, 2018, as operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS), Ikeja unit, shot a teenager dead in the community. InsideMainland gathered that the shooting occurred while the officers were chasing suspected criminals in the axis. In

Read More