*Police Confirms incident, says investigation ongoing
By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos & BILQIS OLAJUMOKE ONAOLAPO, Ilorin
An estranged relationship has resulted in a murderous act as a police Sergeant shot and killed his girlfriend and also killed himself.
The sad incident, according to report, occurred on Thursday, 2nd March 2023 at about 8.05am at Chapel of Redemption Agba Dam Housing Estate, Ilorin, Kwara State.
The berserk cop was later identified as Sergeant Olalere Michael, with Force number F/ NO497093, attached to attached to Police Mobile Force (PMF) 15, Ilorin.
The Police Public Relations Officer Kwara State Command, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, who confirmed the incident in a release said the corpses were recovered and deposited at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, where the bodies were certified dead.
It reads, ” At about 08:05 hours of March 2, 2023, information reached the command that a man in police uniform later identified by his uniform and name tag as F/NO 497093. Sergeant Olalere Michael “M,” later known to be attached to 15 PMF, Ilorin went to Chapel of Redemption Agba Dam housing estate in Ilorin and shot and killed a yet-to-be-identified lady, then shot himself in the head and died
” Immediately after the information got to the command, the Commissioner of Police for Kwara State, CP Paul Odama, psc+, dispatched a team of policemen and detectives to the scene, where the corpses were recovered and deposited at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, where the bodies were certified dead
” The command wishes to state clearly that the deadly incident was an aftermath of love gone sour and that it has nothing to do with police brutality.
” Meanwhile, investigation of this unfortunate incident is in progress, and the report of the investigation will be made public as soon as it is ready”.