Lagos (Lagos State) – The police said in Lagos on Wednesday that they were investigating the cause of the death of Cpl. Agi Elias (Force No. 386982) in his car.
Reports claimed that the dead policeman found in his car committed suicide after missing assessment test at Police College, Ikeja.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), in Lagos State, DSP Joseph Offor, described such report as mere speculations as “investigation on the cause of his death is ongoing.’’
Offor told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), that “part of the story is speculative, I have not seen that in writing and anybody saying that is making speculative conclusions.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”70560″]
“As far as this issue is concerned, I should be the authority; so any information that hasn’t come from my office as regards this issue should be disregarded,” Offor said.
NAN reports that Elias was found dead in his Volkswagen car at Ikeja at 7.30 a.m. on Tuesday.
Elias, until his sudden death, was attached to Safer Highway Patrol, Lagos.
He was on his way to write a promotion examination from corporal to sergeant at Police Training School (PTS), Ikeja.
Some tablets were found beside his corpse inside his car before it was deposited at Lagos State University Teaching Hospital mortuary.
Investigation into the cause of death has been taken over by the Homicide Section of State Criminal Investigation Department, Yaba. (NAN)