DCI (Directorate of Criminal Investigations) detective dies after shooting self at the agency’s headquarters.
According to DCI boss Mohammed Amin, the corporal driver shot himself and the matter is under investigation.
“A Corporal driver and the matter is under investigation,” Amin said in a statement to the media.
According to reports, the detective shot himself in the head while locked up in his car which was in the complex’s parking lot.
His colleagues heard the gunshot and when they rushed to check, they found his lifeless body lying on the car seat. His body has been taken to a mortuary awaiting postmortem.
The incident comes just after another police officer attached to the Special Operations Bureau (SOB) passed away after shooting himself in the chin.
The officer turned the gun on himself minutes after shooting a neighbour who had intervened to help.
According to a Police report, the officer serving in Kayole had contacted a colleague who is a police commander at the station, threatening to shoot himself.
The commander rushed to the scene, where neighbours notified him that the officer had been rushed to the hospital. He was pronounced dead upon arrival at Komarock Modern Hospital.