The Nigeria Police Force has announced the creation of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) unit to replace the recently-dissolved Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
Recall that SARS was dissolved days ago following nationwide protests against the extra-judicial activities of the group that have escalated over the past few years.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, said in a statement on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 that SWAT will fill the gaps left by SARS whose main role was tackling violent crimes especially armed robbery and kidnapping.
Prospective members of the unit will commence training next week at different Police tactical training institutions nationwide, according to a statement signed by Force spokesperson, Frank Mba.
“Prospective members of this new team will also undergo psychological and medical examination to ascertain their fitness and eligibility for the new assignment,” the statement read.
Wife cuts Husband’s manhood in Taraba for impregnating another lady
A middle-aged woman, on Sunday, reportedly cut off her husband’s manhood in Taraba State for allegedly impregnating another woman, the Guardian reports.
This is coming about four months after the police arrested a 32-year-old housewife, Halima Umar, who cut off her husband’s dick with a knife in the same state for marrying another wife.
It was gathered at the weekend that the man, simply identified as Babangida but popularly known as Bangis, who is in his early 30s, suffered severe injuries on his genitals after his wife attempted to cut off his dick.
The incident happened at Appawa community, a suburb of Lau Local Government area, about 12:15a.m. when Bangis was asleep. Bangis was immediately rushed to a private hospital for treatment.
According to a source, who is also a neighbour to the victim, Bangis went to the market and after a hectic day, he was tired and slept off. He said Bangis was yet to have a child with his wife.
“In the morning, the wife cut the manhood because he impregnated another woman. He fought back and collected the knife from her, but she also injured herself in the process. Neighbours heard screaming and shouting in the house and they rushed to their apartment to meet the sad incident,” he said.
When asked why she made attempts to cut off her husband’s manhood, the woman replied: “The Bible says we should cut off anything that can make one to sin.”
As of press time yesterday, the spokesperson for the police command, DSP David Misal, was yet to confirm the incident.
The moment Cardi B furiously confronted the Police for detaining her husband, Offset (video)
A video has surfaced online which showed the moment rapper and mother of one, Cardi B confronted the police who briefly detained her husband, Offset following a run-in with some Trump supporters in Beverly Hills, California has begun making rounds online.
The rap queen rolled up at the scene in a black Rolls Royce as Offset argued with the cops, who dragged him out of his vehicle when he refused to turn off the engine. Offset’s fans watched the traffic stop on his Instagram Live.
Cardi B was heard shouting as she is surrounded by cops with a member of her entourage holding her hand;
“Why are you pointing a gun at him.
“No. No. Let me record it. No. No. No. No. This is crazy, this is crazy. He’s not armed. My husband is not armed.”
Offset is then seen leaning against a wall as he is questioned by cops. The live feed from Offset’s Instalive however captured moment the police officers ordered him to turn off his engine and step out of the orange Jeep, which he refused to do.
When one of the police officers accused him of “waving guns at people,” he claims that Trump supporters used a flag to strike his car.
Though the Beverly Hills Police Department later released a statement which confirmed that Offset was not arrested, it was however gathered that one Marcelo Almanzar was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon and carrying a loaded firearm in public. Almanzar is said to be Cardi B’s cousin.
PHOTO: Hoodlums steal Obafemi Awolowo’s glasses from his statue
Some hoodlums who were on rampage in Lagos state, have reportedly defaced the statue of late Obafemi Awolowo located in Ikeja area of the state.
The hoodlums removed the statue’s iconic glasses amid attack on some of Nigeria’s symbols of history.
Recall that the monument of Nnamdi Azikwe had also been attacked by hoodlums in Anambra state.
The Awolowo statue was erected during the administration of former Lagos governor Akinwumi Ambode, in recognition of the late former lawyer, nationalist’s contribution to the country’s democracy.
Obafemi Awolowo is one of the founding fathers of Nigeria and a popular political figure in the South Western area of Nigeria.
Here are photos of the defaced Awolowo statue;
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