Commercial driver commits suicide at mechanic workshop

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A 43-year-old man, identified as Kabiru Bello, has allegedly committed suicide by drinking a substance suspected to be Sniper.

It was learnt that Bello, who lived at No. 77 Owode Ibeshe in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State, died in his Volkswagen commercial bus with number plate AKD 724 XM at a mechanic workshop at the Ladylak bus stop, Shomolu.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Bala Elkana, who said this in a statement on Monday, added that the deceased was rushed to the Adesola Clinic, Shomolu, where he was confirmed dead.

According to him, homicide detectives have visited the scene, where one empty bottle of a liquid substance suspected to be Sniper was recovered.

He noted that the corpse had been deposited in a mortuary for autopsy.

Elkana stated, “On August 10, 2019, around 12.56pm, the Pedro Police Station received information that one Kabiru Bello, 43, of No. 77 Owode Ibeshe, Ikorodu, Lagos, allegedly drank a liquid substance suspected to be Sniper inside his Volkswagen commercial bus with number plate AKD 724 XM while at a mechanic workshop at the Ladylak bus stop, Shomolu.

“He was rushed to the Adesola Clinic, Shomolu, where he was confirmed dead. Homicide detectives visited the scene.  One empty bottle of a chemical substance suspected to be Sniper was recovered.

The corpse has been deposited in a mortuary for autopsy.”

Meanwhile, the command said it recovered two single-barrelled guns from some fleeing armed robbery suspects.

 

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