Awkuzu SARS: Alleged killer ex-cop summoned to Abuja

Awkuzu SARS: Alleged killer ex-cop summoned to Abuja

Following the outrage generated over the trending Awkuzu SARS saga; a retired cop, CSP James Nwafor, has been summoned to Abuja for questioning.

This was disclosed by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday night.

Specifically, the disclosure was contained in a series of tweets posted on its official handle on the micro-blogging site, Twitter.

1st News reports that his invitation pertains to the alleged unexplained disappearance of a youngster, Iloanya Chijioke John in 2012; as well as other extrajudicial activities during his time as head of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Awkuzu, Anambra State.

CSP James Nwafor (now retired) was the Commander, SARS, Awkuzu between 2012 and early 2016.

‘‘The attention of @NhrcNigeria was brought to a painful report by a Twitter user…The alleged torture and murder of her brother by CP James Nwafor who led the Awkuzu SARS division in Anambara State.

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‘‘The issue was brought to the attention of @NHRCNigeria…We are working with other authorities to ensure this is not swept under the carpet. He has been invited to Abuja for questioning. The Commission is following closely to ensure he is investigated and that justice is served. #NigerianLivesMatter’’ the NHRC tweeted.

Indeed, 1st News had reported that Nigerians had raised the alarm over the many atrocities committed by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Awkuzu, Anambra State.

Subsequently, the outcry had gone viral on Twitter.

In particular, a senior officer CSP James Nwafor had allegedly been fingered in the disappearance of detainees.

Several Nigerians on the platform had shared horrifying details of the disappearance of a young man; named John who was allegedly taken away by men of the Awkuzu SARS division in 2012. Since then, he was never seen again.

Specifically, the sister of the alleged victim had first drawn attention to the matter on Twitter.

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  1. Obi

    James Nwafor, the innocent blood you shade will hunt your generation. Your generation is cursed in Jesus name. Non of your children shall amount to anything. The same way you made families to murn because of your murderous act is the same way your family will weep. Beast in police uniform!

  2. Daniells

    If the government is incapable of bringing this fellow James Nwafor to justice, then the people should serve him justice ASAP!!
    We’ll be blaming outsiders for our woes, give the one we call kinsman, he’ll act worse than a demon.


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