In Kwara State, a policeman, Olalere Michael, on Thursday committed suicide after shooting his girlfriend, identified simply as Tosin to death on the premises of a private school located on Agba Dam Housing Estate, Gaa Akanbi, in the Ilorin area of Kwara State.
The policeman who was attached to the Kwara State Government House, Ilorin, and his lover were together when a misunderstanding ensued between them.
It was learnt that the misunderstanding degenerated and the policeman reportedly attempted attacking his lover but she fled.
In a bid to carry out his plan, our correspondent gathered that the policemen, who was angered by the misunderstanding between him and his lover, visited the family house of his lover’s friend on Erin Ile Road, Gaa Akanbi, Ilorin, to attack Tosin with a cutlass.
According to residents and shop owners around the school, the policeman who had been on the trail of his lover, caught up with her on the school premises and shot her dead with an AK-47 rifle.
Our correspondent gathered that the deceased lover brought her daughter to the school when the police sergeant took advantage of the situation to perpetrate the crime around 8am on the school premises.
After shooting Tosin in the chest three times, the police sergeant corked the gun, stood the rifle vertically on the ground, aimed his throat and used his leg to pull the trigger, blowing his head in the process.