Late Ekwueme Brown A.K.A Lucifer
A notorious kidnapper and cultist popularly called Lucifer but whose name is Ekwueme Brown has been gunned down by the men of the Nigeria Police.
The deceased kidnapper is said to have terrorized the indigenes of Rivers state especially the communities along the East-West road as well as the commuters who frequently use East-West road passing through the Ndele area of the road in the Emohua Local Government Area of the state.
Lucifer is said to have been killed by the newly created Operation Sting who succeeded in chasing him from a community in Rivers state where he was hiding to Bayelsa state.
He was said to have engaged the police in a gun battle as he fled with his gang members. However, he was cut down by police bullets who had superior firepower than the hoodlums.
Mr. Nnamdi Omoni the Public relations Officer of the Rivers State Police while confirming the incident revealed that the death of Lucifer is not only a big relief to the securities agencies but to the security agencies as well. He revealed that Lucifer had been on the wanted list of the command for a long time.
Omoni further disclosed that everyone is relief over the death of the notorious kidnapper as there wild jubilation and celebration in the entire Rundele community in Emohua over his death.
It was gathered that an Assistant Commissioner of Police who is the Commander of Operation Sting Shem Evans led the operations that finally terminated the lives of the Hoodlumand his cohorts. His death surprised many as the communities were made to believe that he was invincible.
Lucifer was rumored to be adorned with so many charms and fortification that bullets could not penetrate him. However, on this fateful day of his death, his charms failed him.
A statement released by Omoni reads” The most wanted notorious kidnapper from Egamini Rundele in the Emolua Local Government Area of Rivers state, Ekwueme Brown Ike also known as Lucifer has been killed by personnel of the Operation Sting in an operation led by the commander, ACP Shem Evans.
Lucifer was responsible for all the kidnappings and hijack of commercial buses in the Ndele area of the East-West Road. The entire Rundele community has been thrown into jubilation as a result of his death.”