Suicide: Driver drinks Sniper, dies at Lagos mechanic workshop




#TrackNigeria —A 43- year  old bus driver, named Kabiru Bello has committed suicide at a  mechanic workshop in Lagos with substances suspected to be Sniper, police said.

The State police Command Spokesman,DSP Bala Elkana said in a statement that “Shomolu Pedro Police Station received an information that one Kabiru Bello ‘m’  43yrs old, of No 77 Owode Ibeshe, Ikorodu Lagos  allegedly drank  a liquid substance suspected to be sniper chemical in his Volkswagen commercial Bus with registration number AKD 724 XM, while at a mechanic workshop at Ladylack Bus stop, Shomolu.”

He was then  rushed to Adesola clinic Shomolu where he was  confirmed dead.

Homicide detectives  who visited the scene  found one empty bottle of chemical substance suspected to be sniper.It  has been recovered, the police  said

The corpse has been deposited in mortuary for autopsy.

..As police recover two single barrel guns from fleeing  armed robbery suspects 

Also the statement said Ilemba Hausa Police Station received a distress call that one Wale Lawal was dispossessed of his laptop by some armed robbers.

A team of Policemen deployed to the scene gave the hoodlums a hot chase and they abandoned their black Honda vehicle with registration number Lagos KJA 705 BU.

An on the spot search was carried out on the vehicle.In the  process, two locally made single barrel guns with twelve life cartridges, one laptop  and one mobile phone were recovered inside  the vehicle.


The vehicle was moved to the station for further investigation, which Elkana said is ongoing.




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