NEWS: Deputy Commissioner of Police allegedly commits suicide in Oyo

Deputy Commissioner of Police allegedly commits suicide in Oyo

Deputy of allegedly commits suicide in Oyo


It's been reported that a Deputy Commissioner of Police named Gbolahan Oyedemi allegedly took his own life in Ogbomoso, Oyo State.

According to a report by Vanguard, the body of the Deputy Commissioner of Police, who had previously worked as an aide to , was found in his apartment. He was found hanging with a noose around his neck.

Deputy Commissioner of Police commits suicide in Oyo stateThe deceased

Even though a full investigation is still pending to determine the exact cause of his , according to a source, it appears to be a case of suicide. However, friends and family waiting for the official investigation to provide more details.

The deceased DCP Gbolahan Oyedemi was said to have come home for the and arrived at his residence at Petros Academy , Federal Low cost area with no one accompanying him.

The officer who passed away, estimated to be in his 50s, served as the Aide De Camp to the late Governor Adebayo Alao-Akala for about eleven months, from 2006 to 2007.

One of his neighbours who spoke to newsmen said, “Sometimes, he came home with police security. In fact l saw him recently driving personally into his beautiful mansion.

“It's only him we see around. His family is not usually seen with him.”

The source further disclosed that the had been battling with depression for quite a long time.

Due to his effective policing, He was recommended for commendation for his handling of the ENDSARS in 2020.

Before his death, Olugbemi had served as Divisional in Ilupeju Area Commander in Ajah, and was Personal Assistant to two former Commissioners of Police in Lagos State.

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