Mr. Ahmed Abdurrahman, the Enugu State Commissioner of Police has explained that the detention of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, in the state is empty as no suspect is currently in cell.
This statement was disclosed on Monday by Abdulrrahman, when he received Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, who was accompanied by the State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Miletus Eze and his Information counterpart, Nnanyelugo Chidi Aroh.
Governor Ugwuanyi was took round the facilities, including the empty cells as he visited the defunct SARS office in Enugu to make sure things is compliance with the closure directive.
There were 11 suspects in their detention facility located within the Enugu State Capital, says by the Police Chief.
Deputy Commissioner of Police has taken over the cases, as there is no SARS in Enugu.
“By the day that the unit was disbanded, they had 11 suspects, out of the 11, one was based on court order, while 10 are being investigated.
“Having said this, I want to reiterate that there is now an empty cell here; the unit is no more,” he disclosed.