Cop commits suicide-A A +A
By Bong Garcia
Friday, January 18, 2013
A JUNIOR police tried to end his life by committing suicide in Zamboanga City, a top police official said.
Zamboanga City police officer-in-charge Edwin de Ocampo said the incident took place around 5:30 a.m. Friday in the village of Pasobolong, 12.8 kilometers east of the city.
De Ocampo withheld the identity of the police officer except in saying that he has the rank of Senior Inspector (captain in the military) and a deputy chief of one of the police stations in this city.
De Ocampo’s command covers a total of 11 police stations.
The police officer was admitted in one of the hospitals and is in critical condition, De Ocampo said.
He added that the officer shot his head once while embracing his wife, who is a policewoman.
The incident occurred while the couple was preparing to report for duty, he added.