Just In: Detective Who Tracked And Demystified Billionaire Kidnapper Evans Has Been Killed (Photo)
The gallant officer was one of the leading ‘field detectives’ who tracked and demystified Lagos based billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuadike aka Evans.
It was in the middle of a similar arrest that the suspect pumped bullets into Lanre’s stomach while his colleague got shot in the hand.
Unperturbed by the surprise attack, both the late Sergeant and others chased after the kidnappers and killed the man that fired the killer shots.
The bullets lodged in their bodies were later extracted with medical teams on ground confirming that the injured Policemen were responding to treatment.
But tragedy struck a few days later. It was discovered that Sergeant Lanre who had opened his eyes and exchanged pleasantries with his colleagues, gave up the ghost.
“It is really sad and painful altogether. We have not been able to tell his wife and other family members yet. This is the risk of the job we are talking about; we put our lives on line for others, yet when it is time for promotion, one thing or the other will happen and the list will be kept in view.
“Look at this now, Sergeant Lanre was one of the men that put his life on the line to arrest Evans and now he is dead. We don’t even know how to break the news to his wife and family. It is painful,” one of his colleagues said at the weekend.
The commander of IRT, ACP Kyari, is said to be in deep pain over Lanre’s death.
A source close to his office that confirmed the tragic exit of Sergeant Lanre said arrangements are already being made for a befitting burial.
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