Monday, September 25, 2023

Kwara: Police Officer Shoots ‘Mistress’, Kills Himself

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A particular police officer in Kwara state has been said to have murdered a woman alleged to have been his mistress and also killed himself.

The Kwara state police command is investigating a homicide in which a police officer killed a woman at a school premises on Thursday in Ilorin.

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The murdered woman was believed to be the mistress of the police officer. According to an eyewitness who spoke with newsmen, the said woman had arrived at the school with her child when the officer accosted her. The eyewitness went further, saying the said officer had some discussions with her before shooting her twice.

He added that the officer immediately shot himself to death also.

Another eyewitness who saw the incident from a nearby building confirmed the report.

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A man, claiming to be their landlord said the officer and the woman rented an apartment from him some weeks back and had been behaving like love birds until they started having problems five days earlier.

“They have had issues since five days ago. When they rented the house, we were always happy with the way they showed love to each other.

“Some say the officer was a man friend of the woman, but they had been quarreling for the past few days now,’’ the man said.

The force’s spokesman in Kwara, SP Ajayi Okasanmi, confirmed the incident. He, however assured that the case would be properly investigated after which the report would be made available to the public.

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