Policeman ‘killed himself over failure to repay debt’

NEWS DIGEST – An Inspector of Police attached to the Osisioma Mobile Police Force Unit (Mopol 55) in Abia has reportedly shot himself dead.

It was gathered that Ochofie Ijimbile shot himself in the chest in their barracks. He was said to have died shortly after colleagues rushed him to hospital.

The Nation gathered that Ijimbile, a security man at a hotel, took his life because he could not repay a debt.

However, Police spokesman Geoffrey Ogbonna confirmed his death but said he was servicing his rifle when he accidentally shot himself