Published On: Thu, Dec 7th, 2017

Posting To SARS Is Juicy Appointment, We Pay N300k To Influence Posting – SARS Officer.

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A police officer has disclosed that they pay senior officers in order to be posted into the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

It was previously reported that Nigerians had called for an end to the operation of SARS.

Many of the complainants accused the anti-robbery squad of gross violation of rights of citizens and extortion.

In a tweet by Amnesty International, the rights body said a police officer confirmed that being deployed to SARS unit was considered a juicy proposition because of its financial benefit.

“A mid-level police officer in Lagos told Amnesty International that being posted to SARS is often regarded as a “juicy” posting.

He said that officers sometimes pay superior officers responsible for transfers as much as N300,000 to influence their posting to SARS,” Sept. 2016 Some Nigerians who also responded to the tweet recounted similar experiences.

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