The remains of the Ibadan, Oyo State indigene,Dapo Olasore was said to have been found around 9pm some distance away from where he drowned bloated and smelly.
It was discovered by residents of the Agboyi Community in the Alapere area of Lagos State.
Dapo Olasore was said to have fallen into the river when officials from National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) came to arrest a suspected drug dealer, Saheed, and began shooting sporadically into the air, sending frightened residents scampering for safety.
Attempt by a boat operator, Dayo Seun, to rescue him was halted by men of NDLEA who pointed gun at him.
It was learnt that those in the community said they will be the ones to bury the victim after the whole rituals have been performed.
The deceased elder brother Bolarin Olasore, said the news was very shocking adding that the family was concerned with Dapo’s burial.
“I still spoke with him last Saturday and he said he would come to see me in Ibadan. I had gone for a birthday party when I heard the news. We are all sad because he was a good son."