A police officer on Thursday in Ilorin, Kwara State capital went berserk, shot a woman believed to be his “mistress” fatally at a school premises before putting the gun to his head.
Persecondnews gathered that the woman who on arrival at the school with her child, the police officer accosted the woman, had some discussions with her before pulling the trigger and shooting her twice.
A man, who claimed to be a property owner said the police officer and the woman hired an apartment from him some weeks back and had been behaving like love birds until they started having problems since five days earlier.
“They have been having 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 police officer was a man friend of the woman, but they had been quarreling for the past few days now,’’ he said.
The Police in Kwara said they are investigating the case of homicide in which a police officer shot a woman to death at a school premises on Thursday in Ilorin.
Police spokesman in Kwara, SP Ajayi Okasanmi, confirmed that a police officer killed a woman and himself on Thursday in Ilorin.
He said while details were still sketchy, it was a “case of love affair gone sour.”
Okasanmi said the police had begun investigation into the case.