There is fear and tension in Owerri, Imo state as the disbanded Special Anti-Rubbory Squad (SARS), was seen gradually taking over the street of Owerri.
Daily Post reported that the disbanded security officers were seen in various junctions and check points in Owerri, causing fear and terror on the residents.
The group of the security personnel mounted a road block at Spibat junction, near former Governor, Rochas Okorocha’s house, using their firearms to intimidate unsuspecting motorists.
Cap drivers, others have taken alternative routes to their various destinations out of fear.
Meanwhile, drivers of minibus who operates along Orji flyover to Amakohia, on sighting the uniformed men, immediately took a u-turn and followed an alternative route.
He said, “These wicked policemen have come back again. I thought they were disbanded. What are they doing on the roads?
“There is nothing Imo people will not face in this period. Which one are we running for? Is it unknown gunmen or the army, or even Fulani herdsmen? Truly, Imo State is in trouble.”
Recall that the Imo state youths on October 2020, took to the streets to protest over police brutality and intimidation, calling for their disbandment.
Following this, President Buhari saw reason with the youths and disbanded the squad.
The nationwide protest did not stop without leaving property worth millions of Naira destroyed in the country.
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