Police officer sadly commits suícide in Kumasi after his girlfriend had visited him and...

A police officer with the SWAT Unit in Kumasi, Ashanti Region has allegedly shot and killed himself, according to a Graphic Online report.

The officer, Corporal Ebenezer Kofi Okyere, is said to have committed the alleged suicide at his base at the Tafo Mile 4 in the Kumasi Metropolis.

The full report as gathered by Graphic Online indicates that a girlfriend of the deceased had visited him, and on Wednesday morning, he (the deceased) had received a telephone call of which he walked out of the room to speak to the said caller.

The report continues that some eyewitnesses said after the phone call, the deceased was heard to have retorted that if he killed himself, everything would end.

police officer corporal ebenezer okyere dead in kumasi 2                 Photo: The deceased, Corporal Ebenezer Kofi Okyere

He was said to have asked the girlfriend to leave the room and go home or else he would kill her and commit suicide as well.

The eyewitnesses said few minutes after the girlfriend had left the room with the intention of informing the police, a gunshot was heard from the room and when the door was opened, he was found dead in his sofa with the gun lying on the floor.

The police have started with their investigations into the matter.