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Love gone sour: Police sergeant shot lady, himself, dead

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Love gone sour: Police sergeant shot lady, himself, dead

Etim Ekpimah

A police sergeant, Olalere Michael, attached to 15 PMF, Ilorin shot his lover dead and later shot himself dead in the head.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Kwara State Police Command, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, said on Thursday, 2 March 2023 that immediately after the police got the information, the Commissioner of Police for Kwara State, CP Paul Odama, dispatched a team of policemen and detectives to the scene.

He said: “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.”

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

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