Police disband Special Tactical Squad


Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police, IGP, at the weekend ordered the immediate disbandment of the IGP Special Tactical Squad, IGP-STS, and the redeployment of all the personnel of the squad to other departments and formations of the Force.

Senior officers attached to the erstwhile Special Tactical Squad, STS who were linked with complicity or played conspiracy role(s) in the unauthorized, illegal and unprofessional misconduct in the search of elder statesman, Edwin Clark’s residence in Asokoro, Abuja, on September 4, are now undergoing strict disciplinary procedures.

A statement by Jimoh Moshood, Force public relations officer made available to Realnews stated that “the tactical operations and statutory core Police duties that the dissolved Special Tactical Squad (STS) were charged with are now collapsed and will be carried out by other operational, investigative and response units of the Force.

“This dissolution of the Special Tactical Squad (STS) is with immediate effect.”

– Sept. 10, 2018 @ 13:39 GMT

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