A retired Chief Superintendent of Police, David Agholor has reportedly shot himself dead.
The incident happened at his residence on Sheraton Estate, Olaogun, in the Ijoko area of Ogun State.
Agholor, who was the Officer-in-Charge of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Enugu State Police Command, reportedly shot himself in the head.
One of the family members told Punch that the deceased was behaving strangely a day to the incident.
The source said Agholor insisted that nothing was wrong with him when he was questioned until they heard a gunshot from behind the house.
“He started behaving unusually on Wednesday evening. When they asked him what was wrong with him, he said he was okay. When he woke up on Thursday, he went to his wife’s bedroom to greet her.
“Afterwards, he had a bath and dressed up. He looked corporate. They asked him where he was going to, but he did not talk. He called his first daughter and handed over the keys to his houses to her. He has two houses on a plot of land. He and his family members lived in one of the houses.
“The other is an uncompleted building, but it has been roofed. He went to the back of the uncompleted building and the next thing the family heard was a gunshot. He shot himself in the head.”
The Police Public Relations Officer in Ogun State, ASP Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the suicide.
He said investigations had commenced to determine the circumstances that led to the incident.
He said, “His daughter reported at the station that he shot himself in the head. The scene of the incident was visited and photographed by policemen.
“It is a case of suicide and the command is investigating to know what made him to take that decision. He was a former OC SARS in Enugu.