April 26, 2019

Ruggedman explains how to know real SARS officials


For a while now, Nigerian entertainers have been calling for the eradication of SARS in Nigeria over their mode of operations.


However, Ruggedman, who has been one of the celebrities speaking up against SARS brutality, has revealed how to know the real operatives of the scheme.

He shared a video of himself with some SARS officers, revealing how to know the real ones.

He wrote;

“So back to my mission with the new OC SARS Lagos state, CSP Peter Gana.
He said a lot of people have been impersonating and carrying out terrible acts as sars officials and he showed me how to spot fake sars. So I thought to share them with my people.

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“The real SARS has a red scorpion on their cap and jacket with the number 039 on them.

“SARS units are only allocated 2 riffles. So any group of alleged sars officials you see with more than 2 riffles are fake.

“Without a proper uniform, anybody (including armed robbers) can buy black t-shirts and print sars on them.

“They need a proper mode of identification e.g. name/number badge to make tracing their station easy.

“Since they are a special unit with so much negativity around them at the moment, it’s best to get them off the streets for now (unless when a special crime is happening) because the brutalisation, extortion, kidnapping and unlawful arrests of innocent Nigerians are too much. We don’t have a problem with them dealing with confirmed criminals, but treating innocent Nigerians like animals is turning the country into a ticking time bomb.

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“If you fall victim to the rogue officials, if a video is impossible just try to get a good picture of one of them. Then dm me or call CSP Chike, PPRO, Lagos – 07065246927; CSP Dolapo, ZPPRO, Onikan – 09071555555 and CSP Peter Gana, OC FSARS Ikeja- 08033119661.

“Just like us, he is also tired of the police impunity. While we wait to see the difference the new OC Sars has promised, the #Endsars campaign is here to stay until our demands are met.”


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When I’m not sleeping, I write. With almost a decade experience in entertainment reporting and documentation in media houses like The Guardian, Hallmark, New Telegraph and The Point NG, I’m on a journey to make the Nigerian entertainment industry a better place.

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