Picture of Late DaGrin spotted on Sierra Leone’s Wanted List
DaGrin declared wanted by police in Sierra Leone, 12 years after his death
Late Rapper DaGrin’s Photo Included on Sierra Leone’s Wanted List for Joining Recent Protest, Nigerians React
Oladapo Olaitan Olaonipekun, also known as DaGrin, has been listed as wanted in Sierra Leone twelve years after his traumatic death.
Mp3bulllet.ng recounts that the Nigerian music industry lost a young, very talented star, Dagrin, in an automobile accident.
His car was involved in a collision with a stalled trailer (heavy-duty vehicle) in front of Alakara Police Station, off Agege Motor Road, Mushin, Lagos.
Dagrin, who was 26 years old as of then, passed away at the Lagos State Teaching Hospital, LUTH, on Thursday, April 22, 2010, at precisely 6 of clock in the evening. On Friday, April 30, 2010, he was laid to rest at the Ebony Millennium Private Vault in the Atan Cemetery.
According to reports making the rounds on social media, DaGrin’s photo was included by the Sierra Leonean police on their wanted list for people who recently participated in a violent protest in their country.
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DaGrin’s popular photo of him carrying a gun was spotted among the clusters of photos of wanted people.
A Twitter user named @Jeen_Yous shared the news online, and it soon became a trending topic for Nigerians.
In his caption, he wrote:
“The Sierra Leone Police release Pictures of wanted people who were part of the violence protest last week and late Nigerian rapper Dagrin is one of them.”
See the tweet below:
The Sierra Leone Police release Pictures of wanted people who were part of the violence protest last week and late Nigerian rapper Dagrin is one of them ????????????.
This country will alwa amaze me. pic.twitter.com/4yFrOf9eES
— #ASHOBI ALBUM OUT NOW ???? (@Jeen_Yous) August 17, 2022
Not long after the post went viral online, it got people talking as they wondered how someone who had been dead for 12 years could be accused of joining a violent protest just last week.
Read what some of them had to say below:
Best_dressed_nigerians: “You’ll be thinking Nigeria Police is the worst, until you these other African countries.”
Ozor_iyanga_iii: “Double wahala for dead body.”
Luxurygiftandpillow: “Are they high”
Wendy_adamma: “This must be crazy.”
Olamiteebo: “Is this playing???”
Official_richimayo: “ Oya come arrest am.”