Family sources have revealed that Oyibe's death may have been connected to his recent transfer to Borno state, after his posting letter was released on August 28.
A police officer attached to the Ebonyi State police command, identified as Donatus Oyibe, has reportedly committed suicide at the Ukwuakpu axis of Abakaliki.
The deceased who was a native of Ndiagu Ishieke in Ebonyi Local government area of the state, reportedly jumped into a deep well on Sunday, September 3, when he went out to fetch water.
Sun newspaper reports that family sources have revealed that Oyibe's death may have been connected to his recent transfer to Borno state, after his posting letter was released on August 28.
The daughter of the deceased, Ukamaka revealed that her late father had taken a bucket to fetch water from the well but did not return for several hours.
His extended absence created suspicion and tension leading family members to search for him.
Ukamaka added that upon reaching the well, his bucket was found and upon further investigation, it was discovered that he was dead.
“My father took a bucket that he was going to fetch water from our well on Sunday night but could not come back after some time that created suspicion and we started looking for him.
“I went to the well and saw his bucket. When I looked inside the well, I discovered that he has died”, she said.
Police spokesperson, Loveth Ogah stated that she was unaware of the development as at press time but promised to speak on the development following confirmation.
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