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Don’t axe Sosma, improve it, says ex-IGP

Don’t axe Sosma, improve it, says ex-IGP


Foreign ER Top Cop has called for the controversial security offenses act or so smart to be retained and enhanced instead of axing it as urged by rights groups former Inspector General of police Musa Hassan said those against osma may not.

Realize that the present 14-day detention period given to police for investigations was not enough for certain cases subsection 405 of sosma allows the police to detain a person suspected of being involved in Terrorist activities for not more than 28 days for investigations without a court order.

He said the extra 14 days was necessary to investigate organized criminal syndicates especially how they are run and financed it also allows the police to trace the criminals Network and underlings Musa said sasma was unlike the previous internal Security Act where one can be detained without trial.