Police IG orders promotion of officers who arrested billionaire kidnapper, Evans

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has approved the promotion of police officers who participated in the arrest of Lagos billionaire kidnapper, Evans.

Evans was arrested on Saturday, June 10 in Lagos by officers of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) led by ACP Abba Kyari, while he planned to travel out of the country.

Daily Post reports that 35 operatives from the IRT, 11 from the Technical Intelligence Unit (TIU) and one person from the IGP monitoring section, were involved in the elevation.

In a memo signed by the Commissioner of Police in charge of welfare, Posi Ajunwa, 29 sergeants were promoted to rank of Inspector, while three Corporals were promoted to the rank of Sergeant with effect from June 16, 2017.

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  1. Good move. And excellent way to encourage our police officers. They could have been bribed by this heartless Evans. But they ignore his ill gotten wealth and did their job. IGP, you did the right thing. But is double promotion possible in the police force? Thank you. Kola.

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