Policeman Slumps,Dies in Bayelsa

A Police Inspector attached to the Bayelsa State Police Command, Michael Timitimi, slumped and died during the burial rites of his grandmother in Igbedi community in Kolokuma\Opokuma Local Government Area of the State last weekend.

The deceased inspector was attached to the State security outfit, the State Vigilante Service and Bayelsa Volunteer Force until his death. Eyewitness reports said that he slumped and died shortly after dancing fitfully at the wake keep in honor of his grandmother.

Confirming the incident, the chairman of Bayelsa State volunteers, Mr Oyinkuro Lucky Asanakpo, and the leadership of the agency had already paid an unscheduled condolence visit to the family of the inspector.

The police spokesman in Bayelsa State, SP Asinim Butswat, who confirmed the cop’s death, said he had some health challenges and died in the hospital where he was taken to when he slumped.

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