Car deal­ers protest ex­tor­tion by F-SARS

Weekly Trust - - New - Abubakar Auwal, Sokoto

Sokoto car deal­ers have protested in­ces­sant ha­rass­ment and ex­tor­tion by men of the Fed­eral Spe­cial Anti-Rob­bery Squad (F-SARS).

The act­ing chair­man of the Car Deal­ers As­so­ci­a­tion, Sokoto State Chap­ter, Al­haji Adali Shehu al­leged that his mem­bers were be­ing ar­rested, ha­rassed and ex­torted by the F-SARS op­er­a­tives from Abuja.

Ac­cord­ing to him, the op­er­a­tives cook-up al­le­ga­tions of stolen ve­hi­cles, pick their mem­bers and de­mand bail.

When con­tacted, the Po­lice Pub­lic Re­la­tion Of­fi­cer in charge of Zone 10, DSP Aliyu Bello said they were not aware of such op­er­a­tions by F-SARS mem­bers.

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