Obiano Releases Detainees From SARS Offices In Anambra

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Saturday ordered the release of three detainees which were held illegally by SARS in the state.


NewsOnline Nigeria reports learnt that Obiano visited the three offices of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS on Saturday.


The SARS offices which Willie Obiano visited are located in Ekwulobia, Neni and Awkuzu, which has been on the news more given the ill activities of his former security aide, James Nwafor.


Governor Obiano in his statement said, “the Commissioner of Police in the state has released everyone detained illegally, and everyone remanded by the order of the court, will remain there until their cases are determined.”

Recall that Obiano on Thursday sacked his senior security aide, James Nwafor, who was formerly a SARS boss in the state before his appointment.

The Anambra State Governor also promised that any police found wanting would be punished.

Obiano revealed that on Monday, he will inaugurate a panel that will entertain public petitions on the activities of SARS in the state, adding that the panel will be headed by a retired Chief Judge.