Policeman kills girlfriend, self in Ilorin

By Mosunmola Ayobami, Ilorin

A police Sergeant, Olalere Michael has on Thursday shot dead a yet to be identified lady in Ilorin and himself in a murder suicide case.

The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Ajayi Okasanmi disclosed this in Ilorin on Thursday in a statement.

“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, Paul Odama, 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 statement said.

It added that investigation of the unfortunate incident was in progress, and the report of the investigation will be made public as soon as it is ready. 

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