It has been reported that a Police Inspector at the Imo State Police Command, has committed suicide in the late hours of Wednesday.
The inspector identified as Inspector Umoh, according to reports, was found dead in the pool of his blood, in one of the rooms in the quarters of the Command. Umoh was said to be a visiting cop who was at the State Command on a special duty, and that he’d earlier complained of being sick after returning from an assignment, before allegedly going into one of the rooms to shoot himself.
The spokesperson of the Imo State Police Command, Orlando Ikeokwo, while confirming the incident said, “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. It was forced opened and the mobile policeman was found dead in the pool of his blood. He shot himself on his stomach.”.
He further mentioned that an investigation is being carried out on the death of the police inspector, and that further statements would be released soon concerning the circumstances surrounding the death of the Inspector