A policeman attached to Kwara State Government House identified as Olalere Michael, on Thursday committed suicide after shooting his girlfriend, also identified 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, PUNCH reports.
The report said the misunderstanding degenerated and the policeman reportedly attempted attacking his lover but she fled.
The source said the policeman, 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.
Eyewitnesses also said that 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.
It was gathered that the deceased lover brought her daughter to 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.