A policeman, identified as Eze, has reportedly hanged himself in a cell at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba.
It was gathered that the man, who was attached to a Dangote factory, was arrested after he allegedly shot a man dead.
“He was brought to the state CID for investigation and prosecution.
“But he hanged himself in the cell around 2am today. He was attached to the Dangote factory and shot a man dead,” a police source said.
According to information gathered, the case was brought to the SCIID on Tuesday and officers were still looking at the evidence.
“I am shocked he could do that. We were even still trying to look for a way to help him. This is just too sad,” the source added.
The state Police Public Relations Officer(PPRO), Bala Elkana, confirmed the incident
While expressing sadness at the death of Eze, he said the he hanged himself with his trousers.