News - North Central - Kwara Updated: March 02, 2023

Policeman Kills Mistress, Self In Ilorin

By Deborah Oyewole
March 02, 2023

A police officer shot a woman to death on a school premises and subsequently shot himself to death On Thursday in Ilorin. 

The murdered woman is believed to have been the police officer's mistress and the incident is currently being investigated by the police in Kwara.

According to an eyewitness who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the police officer approached the woman and had a conversation with her before shooting her twice. 

The eye-witness also confirmed that the police officer then turned the gun on himself. 


Another witness, who observed the incident from a nearby building, also confirmed the report.

According to a man who claimed to be the owner of the property where the police officer and the woman had been residing for a few weeks, they had been behaving like love birds until they started having problems about 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 quarrelling for the past few days now,’’ the man said.

The police spokesman in Kwara, SP Ajayi Okasanmi, confirmed the incident, stating that investigations were still ongoing.


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