Police Inspector Allegedly Dies By Suicide In Imo
According to News Agency of Nigeria, the Inspector, until his death, was serving at the Area Command Headquarters in Owerri.
The tragedy, according to an eyewitness account, occurred when the officer locked himself in a private room, and shot himself in the stomach. The development had caused panic in the area.
A source told the publication that although the mobile officer complained of being sick, nobody envisaged he was going to commit suicide.
The source stated;
Mobile officers came back and one of them went to one of the rooms and locked it; the next minute, we heard a gunshot. When we approached the quarters, it was discovered that the door was locked.
We forced it open and the mobile policeman was found dead in a pool of his own blood.
Spokesperson for the Police Command, SP Orlando Ikeokwu, confirmed the incident and the state Commissioner of Police, Nasiru Muhammed, has ordered an investigation into the incident.