Police IG orders promotion of officers who tracked down notorious kidnapper, Evans
By Rita Chioma,
The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has approved the promotion of the police officers, who participated in the arrest of billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudemeje George Onwamadike alias Evans in Lagos.
Evans was arrested on Saturday, June 10 at his Magodo residence by officers of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) led by ACP Abba Kyari, while he was planning to travel out of the country.
It was gathered 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 operation.
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.