Following what is suspected to be a New Year eve's tragedy, the FCT
Police command said, yesterday, that it was investigating an alleged
suicide by one Mr. Federick Onigbo of Gwarimpa Estate in the Federal
Sources told Vanguard in Abuja that the father of seven children
committed suicide as a result of some unknown family and economic
Contacted on the development, FCT Police spokesperson, DSP Altine said
the Police had commenced investigations into the alleged suicide,
adding that until such is completed, the allegation of suicide cannot
She said information available to the Police revealed that some
residents noticed fire outbreak in a house at Gwarimpa and promptly
reported to the fire service which rushed down to put off the fire.
Thereafter, one of the occupants of the house was rushed to General
Hospital, Kubwa where he eventually died.
According to sources, when some persons, including wife of the
deceased, Uchechukwu reported a case of a missing person at the police
station, investigation showed that the fire outbreak involved Onigbo.