A serving policeman associated with the Ebonyi State police command, Donatus Oyibe, has reportedly committed suicide at Ukwuakpu axis of Abakaliki.
Oyibe, an indigene of Ndiagu Ishieke in Ebonyi Local government part of the state was said to have jumped in a very very deep well on Sunday night when he went to fetch water.
As outlined by Sun newspaper, friends and family information say that his death was regarding his recent transfer to Borno state, after his posting letter was released on August 28.
The deceased daughter, Ukamaka said that her late father took bucket to get water from the well but could not return for several hours. This she said created suspicion and tension that led to his search.
She added that when they came to the well, his bucket was seen and they looked inside the well only to discover that the man has died.
“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.
The Police spokesperson, Loveth Ogah stated that she had not been aware about the development at press time but promised to speak on the development when confirmed.