The Human Rights Writers Affiliation of Nigeria, HURIWA, on Sunday, accused President Muhammadu Buhari of utilizing the Particular Anti-Theft Squad, SARS, unit of the Nigeria Police Pressure, NPF, in opposition to Nigerians.
HURIWA, a distinguished rights group, claimed that Buhari has been utilizing SARS operatives to quell peaceable protesters since 2015.
The group made the declare in response to the alleged killing of a younger man in Ughelli, Delta State.
That is even because the Minister of State for Labour and Productiveness, Festus Keyamo denied the involvement of SARS operatives within the matter.
Keyamo had additionally claimed that the younger man was alive and hospitalized.
Reacting to the controversy, an announcement by the group’s Nationwide Coordinator, Emmanuel Onwubiko reads partly: “HURIWA has positioned the blame for the rampant shootings and extralegal killings of residents by armed Police operatives often known as Particular Anti Theft Squad (SARS) on the desk of President Muhammadu Buhari for having a protracted historical past of impunity and crass misuse of the armed safety forces to quell in any other case peaceable protests since 2015, thereby resulting in the killing of dozens of Nigerians.”