Tragedy as Police Inspector Allegedly Kills Self in Borno

Tragedy as Police Inspector Allegedly Kills Self in Borno

  • A police inspector (name withheld) has allegedly killed himself in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital
  • The deceased's body was found in his bedroom after police operatives from Metro and Gwange Divisions broke down his door
  • His neighbours reportedly raised an alarm after they noticed a strange odour was emanating from his apartment journalist Adekunle Dada has over 5 years of experience covering metro and government policy.

Maiduguri, Borno state - A police inspector (name withheld) attached to Gwange Division of Borno police command has been found dead in his apartment at Layin Bayan, Wulari Jerusalem area of Maiduguri, Borno state.

The late officer reportedly took his own life, and his corpse was discovered after his neighbours raised the alarm on Saturday morning, April 13.

Police inspector allegedly kills self in Maiduguri, Borno
A police inspector was found dead in his bedroom. Photo credit: PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP
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According to Daily Trust, community sources said the police inspector was looking healthy when he was last seen three days ago.

It is unclear why the police inspector decided to take his own life.

Neighbours were said to have raised alarm after they noticed his door was locked from behind and a strange odour was emanating from there.

The source said:

“It was early this morning that people in the compound observed a strange odour emanating from his apartment; his door was shut from behind.
“The men of police from Metro and Gwange Divisions respectively came to break the door and his lifeless body was found on the floor of his bedroom. They are currently in the compound.”

The police authorities are yet to issue any statement on the incident at the time of filing this report.

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Meanwhile, reported that Gbolahan Oyedemi, a deputy commissioner of police serving with the Force Criminal and Investigation Department, Alagbon, Lagos state, reportedly killed himself in his private house in Ogbomoso, Oyo state.

Oyedemi was the Aide de Camp to the late former Governor of the state, Adebayo Alao-Akala, during his 11-month tenure as defacto governor in 2006.

A source close to the family in Ibadan, the state capital told newsmen that Oyedemi had told his aides at the weekend to go to their various towns to celebrate with their family members.


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