Sergeant Lanre Sanusi was part of the dare-devil police squad that bore down on the Fred Shoboyejo home of kidnap kingpin Evans, one Saturday morning in June.
He wasn’t the leader of the group. That respect has a place with CSP Abba Kyari who heads the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) of the Nigeria Police Force.
They had been following Evans for a considerable length of time and when they, in the end, got hold of him, the police group revolved and moved to Davido’s “30 billion 4 the record o” in Magodo; shooting into the air irregularly.
They had drawn in Evans in a shootout before swooping on him and running binds around him.
Partners depict Sergeant Sanusi as an overcome, if intrepid cop who took the saying, ‘comply with the last request’, to heart.
On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, news sifted in that Sanusi had been outgunned by criminals in Delta State amid yet another operation.
It was a firearm duel that would end his life and time in the police drive. Things being what they are his last operation as a cop.
In an announcement, IRT head Kyari said “Sanusi was shot in a firearm fight with the abductors of four British residents in Delta State on Wednesday and kicked the bucket at twelve on Friday”.
It was amid an operation to remove a projectile held up in his stomach that Sanusi passed on.
Kyari likewise uncovered that the ruffian who shot Sanusi was additionally executed.
Two different ruffians had been captured before.
“We ask that our chivalrous officer, who kicked the bucket in the line of obligation, will rest in peace. May god-like God give his family the courage to hold up under the misfortune, Ameen,” Kyari wrote in an announcement.
Reports said Sergeant Sanusi appeared to be fine after the slugs held up within him were evacuated, just to wind up dead a couple of days after the fact.