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Clerk’s House Invasion: IGP Disbands Special Tactical Squad



The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the immediate disbandment of the IGP Special Tactical Squad (IGP-STS) and the redeployment of all the personnel of the squad to other departments and formations of the force.

The tactical operations and statutory core police duties that the dissolved Special Tactical Squad (STS) were charged with are now collapsed and will be carried out by other operational, investigative and response units of the force.
Meanwhile, senior officers attached to the erstwhile Special Tactical Squad (STS) who were linked with complicity or played conspiracy role in the unauthorised, illegal and unprofessional misconduct in the search of elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark’s residence in Asokoro, Abuja, on September 4, 2018, are now undergoing strict disciplinary procedures.

Force PRO, Jimoh Moshood, noted that the dissolution of the Special Tactical Squad is with immediate effect.