Police sources said Inspector Haruna Kawura was strangled.
It was gathered that the inspector’s body had bruises.
The inspector was said to have gone out for a drink on Monday night, only to be found dead on Tuesday morning.
When our correspondent visited the scene, people including policemen were seen discussing his death and what could have led to his death.
A colleague of the deceased told our correspondent that body has been evacuated in an ambulance from the Government House.
Police spokesman Orlando Ikeokwu confirmed the incident, adding that it was being investigated.