Police Sergeant murders girlfriend and kills himself in Yobe

A police sergeant, identified as Kennedy has shot his girlfriend and killed himself, Tuesday, in Potiskum town, Potiskum local government area of Yobe State.

Daily Trust gathered that the incident happened around 11:45am inside the sergeants apartment located at old secretariat building, adjacent Potiskum police station.

The Police Commissioner, Yobe State command, Abdumaliki Sunmonu, confirmed that the incident happened in the Sergeant’s house.

He said the Sergeant was in the room with his girlfriend when the gunshots were heard.

“Later on, it was discovered that the sergeant shot his girlfriend, and shot himself. They were taken to hospital, the Sergeant was confirmed dead, while the girlfriend was in critical condition,” he said.

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He said that the sergeant was alone with the girlfriend in the room when the incident happened so only preliminary investigation will revealed what actually transpired.

A Neighbor of the Sergeant told our correspondent that the deceased usually have problem with the girlfriend.

They were having some issues these days, blaming the Margi lady of having extra affairs, but nobody suspected he will do something like that.” he said.

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