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    Sunday, 12 February 2017

    FGC Calabar: DSS detains 5 operatives over alleged brutalization of teachers

    There are strong indications that some operatives of the Department of State Security Service (DSS) have been arrested and detained by authorities of the Nigerian secret police over their invasion, February 2 of the staff quarters of the Federal Government College in Calabar, Cross Rivers state.
    The operatives invaded the quarters based on allegations that suspected hoodlums have turned the place to their base.
    Vicnuel  gathered Friday that the five operatives of the secret police have are currently being detained at the Calabar command of the service.

    A source alleged that the affected personnel did not get any official directive to invade the school and were arrested almost immediately the incident occurred, February 2nd, for going against the rules and regulations of the Service.

    “Their arrest and detention was an indication that the DSS has officially commenced investigations into the matter in line with its set out standards of arresting such issues that involve their personnel.”

    “As we speak, five of our security personnel are in detention and we have commenced investigation into the incident that happened at the FGGC Calabar. Those who went there did not have official directive to go there.

    “The school has not yet reported what happened to us. The matter is going to be thoroughly investigated and if any of our colleagues is found culpable, the person will be punished according to the laws regulating the conduct of DSS staff.


    “The DSS remains a law-abiding organization and will never condone any act of lawlessness from any of its men and officers,” the source was quoted as saying.

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