Retired SARS Boss Shoots Self Dead In Ogun
The shocking incident of an ex-police officer who shot himself dead at his residence on Sharaton Estate, Olaogun, in the Ijoko area of Ogun State has thrown his family into mourning.
The retired Chief Superintendent of Police, David Agholor, was reported to have shot himself dead at his residence.
Agholar who was the Officer-in-Charge of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Enugu State Police Command, was alledged to have shot himself in the head.
Information on the incident has it that the family of the deceased see no reason for his step of action claiming that he had no history of depression.
The former SARS boss reportedly handed over the keys to his two houses to his eldest daughter last week Thursday, Naija News understands.
The ex-police officer was reported to have shot himself dead at the back of a building and he died on the spot. Report has it that the deceased’s family members had noticed that he was behaving strangely a day to the incident.
A source close to the family said, Agholar, had insisted that he was okay when been questioned.
The source said, “He started behaving unusually on Wednesday evening. When they asked him what was wrong with him, he said he was okay. When he woke up on Thursday, he went to his wife’s bedroom to greet her.
“Afterwards, he had a bath and dressed up. He looked corporate. They asked him where he was going to, but he did not talk. He called his first daughter and handed over the keys to his houses to her. He has two houses on a plot of land. He and his family members lived in one of the houses.
“The other is an uncompleted building, but it has been roofed. He went to the back of the uncompleted building and the next thing the family heard was a gunshot. He shot himself in the head.”
Another source said Agholor had received some strange telephone calls two days before the incident, adding that the suicide had thrown the family into grief.
He said, “He was a retired police officer and a former OC SARS, Enugu State Police Command. I learnt that he had received some strange calls before that Wednesday when his behaviour changed. It was very pathetic.
“He was living fine with his family and did not show any sign of depression all these while. Why he killed himself is still a mystery to everyone. His family members are mourning. It is a sad incident they will not want to share with outsiders. It was reported at the Agbado Police Station.”
ASP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Police Public Relations Officer in Ogun State, confirmed the suicide.
He said the corpse of the retired officer had been deposited in a morgue, adding that investigations had commenced to determine the circumstances that led to the incident.
He said, “His daughter reported at the station that he shot himself in the head while he was in the living room. The scene of the incident was visited and photographed by policemen.
“It is a case of suicide and the command is investigating to know what made him to take that decision. He was a former OC SARS in Enugu.”