A Corporal Agi Elias, was yesterday morning found dead inside his car at the Police College in Ikeja, Lagos.
The body of the Corporal, who completed a two-month promotion course on Monday, was found around 7:30am.
His Volkswagen Passat car marked 489AY, was said to have been parked at the Highway Barracks gate.
The command spokesman, Joseph Offor, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), said the case had been referred to the homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) at Panti, Yaba.
Offor said tablets and some poisonous substances were found beside the body.
The Corporal, he said, was attached to the Safer Highways Patrol before he went for his promotion course.
“Until his death, he was attached to Safer Highway Patrol Lagos but on Corporal to Sergeant promotion course in Police Training School (PTS), Ikeja.
“The aforesaid course came to an end on November 9. Preliminary investigations carried out so far revealed that tablets and some poisonous substances littered around his corpse while still inside his car.
“His body has been recovered and deposited at Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) mortuary, while the investigation of the case has been taking over by the homicide section of SCID Yaba with a view to ascertaining the cause of death.”
Source: The Nation Nigeria