I Regret Creating SARS In 1984 — Former CP Fulani Kwafaja

A retired Commissioner of Police, Fulani Kwajafa, has expressed regrets for establishing the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force. . . Kwajafa while speaking in an interview with BBC Hausa said the unit had completey derailed from its founding objectives. . . “I entered the Nigeria Police Force in 1984. Then robbery was prevalent. Buhari, the then Head of State, got a lot of complaint. He told me and Mr Inyang, the then IGP, that we must do something about it or be fired. . . Mr Inyang called me and told me to come up with a plan to save the country from thieves, so I said okay. . . After four months of creating SARS, there was peace, those who were not caught ran, and those who were caught were sent to prison. . . This thing frustrates me, there is no reason why because someone commits a crime that the person should be killed. There are laws and no one will give an order that if you see armed robbers kill the person. . . I’ve been hearing disheartening news, to the extent that…


From Twinkas to NNN, their names were varied and so were there strategies, but the aim was the same, to make money from others, without any enterprise. 

It was therefore no surprise, that a woman in Awka, Anambra state, Nigeria, came up with a scheme, using just a Whatsapp group as the......
means of communication between participants. She was arrested when the scheme failed, by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in the state. 

Below is the conversation she reportedly had with a human rights lawyer, Emeka Ugwuonye, to whom she reached out for help: 

The woman reached out in desperation after her arrest

She admitted that she had not been molested by any of the arresting officers

She then revealed to her lawyer what led to her arrest by SARS officials

She however said she really wanted to help people

The lawyer made it clear that a Ponzi scheme was illegal to her.