Police Inspector Abraham Arowogun attached to the Kajola Divisional Police Station, Kajola town in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State has committed suicide after allegedly shot dead his senior colleague Timothy Aruehi by jumping into a deep well in the police station.
The incident occurred on Wednesday at the Police Divisional Headquarters,police source said Arowogun never suffered from any insanity.
According to a source, Inspector Arowogun shot Aruehi, who was a Divisional Crime Officer, following a disagreement that ensued between them on the issue of money.
“There was an issue that happened between the two officers. Arowogun was investigating a case and the DCO, Aruehi, discovered that a sum of N150,000 was involved in the case he (Arowogun) was investigating and that Arowogun actually converted that money to his private purse
“The DCO Timothy Aruehi who hail from Ozalla owan west Local Government area of edo state called him and asked him questions. Why he did what he did? In the course of interrogating him, he just went out angrily and brought out a gun and shot Timothy dead.”
The police source added that after killing the DCO, other officers in the station at the time fled for safety.
“After doing that, he knew that what he did was unprofessional and unpardonable in the police force, he just left the scene jumped into a well at the back of the station,” the source stated.
The corpses of the two policemen were said to have been deposited at the mortuary in the Ondo State General Hospital, Ore.