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#113 Nigerian Special Police Squad Get Rich Torturing Detainees And Demanding Bribes In Exchange For Freedom – Amnesty International

A shocking new report by Amnesty International has accused a special Nigerian police unit set up combat crimes of torturing detainees in its custody as a means of extracting confessions and lucrative bribes.The human rights campaign group said in the damning report published on Wednesday, September 21, that former detainees said they had been subjected to horrific torture methods, including hanging, starvation, beatings, shootings and mock executions, at the hands of corrupt officers within the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). 986 more words

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RRS nabs two robbers along at Cele Bus-stop, along Oshodi-Apapa Expressway

The operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a two man robbery gang specializing in defrauding unsuspecting members of public around Cele Bus-stop, along Oshodi-Apapa Expressway of Lagos. 500 more words

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RRS nabs teenager for selling bar soap as mobile phone

Operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command, have apprehended an 18-year-old boy, Segun Adeyefa, for allegedly selling bar of soap as mobile phones to unsuspecting members of public in traffic. 413 more words

RRS Arrests Chairman Of Pickpockets In Oshodi, 21 Others

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command, have arrested a self-acclaimed Chairman of pickpockets in Oshodi, Ibrahim Kasali, and 21 other suspects alleged to be involved in stealing and robbing innocent members of public in the area. 273 more words

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Week 30, Artistic: Patterns

“Legs only a photographer could love.”

Again, these artistic ones feel like they are the hardest to grasp.  I spent more than a few days searching around the house and island, but nothing really clicked.   47 more words

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RRS Nabs Suspected Cultists in Lagos

The leader of a cult group who was arrested at the weekend by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command in Jakande Estate, Ajah area, Lagos suburb, has boasted that no amount of bullets can penetrate his body. 348 more words

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POLICE RECOVER 8 STOLEN VEHICLES FROM TRANS-BORDER THIEVES

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command has recovered eight stolen vehicles from the member of a syndicate specializing in trans-border crimes. 1,013 more words

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