FSARS officer slumps, dies after operation


Shock gripped officers of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad in Lagos after news broke of the mysterious death of Assistant Superintendent of Police, Christopher Akpan inside his office.

Akpan died on Friday after he returned from an operation and went to the bathroom to freshen up, PM Express reports.

He was said to have slumped and was down unconscious before some other officers discovered what happened and rushed him to an undisclosed hospital where doctors merely certified him dead and the corpse was deposited at the mortuary for autopsy report.

What would have led to his death was yet unknown because the autopsy report has not been made public but his colleagues said there was no report that he was sick the previous day.

The late Akpan was former Station Officer of FSARS before he was elevated to a higher position before his eventual death. He hailed from Akwa Ibom State and was married with children who reside at Okota Barracks in Lagos.

Since the incident happened, some of his colleagues had expressed shock over the incident describing the late Akpan as a disciplined officer, who worked diligently and professionally with his other colleagues.