Policeman shoots self to death in Imo

The Area Command headquarters of the Nigeria police located in Owerri, the Imo State capital on Wednesday recorded a very tragic incidence in which a police inspector simply identified as Umoh shot himself to death.

One of the policemen at the Area command headquarters, who spoke a correspondent in confidence, stated that the officer locked himself up in one of the rooms in the quarters before shooting and killing himself.

In fact, this act according to our correspondent caused a lot of panic in the area.

A reliably source also disclosed that the inspector was a visiting cop who was at the area command on a special duty.

According to the source, though the mobile officer complained of being sick, nobody envisaged he was going to take his own life.

The source further said, “The mobile police officer came back and one of them went to one of the rooms and locked it. The next minute, we heard a gunshot.

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“When we approached the quarters, it was discovered that the door was locked. It was forced opened and the mobile policeman was found dead in the pool of his blood. He shot himself on his stomach.”

The spokesperson for the police command, Orlando Ikeokwu, while confirming the incident, said the State Commissioner of police, Nasuru Mohammed have ordered for investigation to ascertain what happened.

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