Checklist 12 victims allegedly killed in Anambra
By Vincent Ujumadu
THE defunct Particular Anti Theft Squad, SARS, headquarters at Awkuzu in Oyi Native Authorities Space of Anambra State considered probably the most infamous by way of brutality was beneath lock Wednesday, at the same time as #ENDSARS protesters paralyzed actions in Awka.
The protesters, who brought on visitors gridlock within the Anambra State capital gave names of 12 individuals who they claimed, have been brutally murdered by Awkuzu SARS operatives inside the previous few months. They listed Onitsha, Oraifite, Ozubulu, amongst others as locations the place they have been killed.
Though the standard beehive of actions related to Awkuzu SARS had disappeared, among the operatives have been seen sitting in entrance of the workplace.
It was gathered that these being detained earlier than the dissolution of SARS by the Inspector Basic of Police, Mohammed Adamu have been but to be freed, simply as a number of confiscated automobiles have been nonetheless littered across the workplace.
One of many individuals whose relations have been in detention on the time of the dissolution mentioned no person had briefed them on what to do, including that he rushed to the place quickly after the announcement of the dissolution, however there was no person to take care of him.
In the meantime, the SARS protest introduced financial actions in Awka to a standstill for a number of hours because the protesters used the automobiles to dam among the main roads.
One in all them, Mr Johnson Okemili who stood on prime of 1 the automobiles, listed 12 names of individuals, primarily youths, who they claimed, have been killed by operatives at Awkuzu SARS inside the previous few months.
In accordance with him, the victims have been murdered on mere trumped-up allegations of both being armed robbers with out taking them to a court docket or being yahoo yahoo boys.
He mentioned: “One in all my associates misplaced his life as a result of he requested why he was being harassed by SARS operatives. They kicked him and tortured him till he turned unconscious and didn’t recuperate from it. I don’t know if they don’t like individuals who look good or appear to be doing nicely of their companies at a youthful age.”
He mentioned it was not sufficient for the IGP to dissolve SARS and change it with one other outfit, arguing that it was simply the title that had been modified.