Police officer shoots superior dead over girlfriend

By Editor on 01/02/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 592

Nigeria Police
Nigeria Police

The police in Adamawa State have confirmed the death of a sergeant from gunshot by a corporal, allegedly following a feud over a girl.

The spokesperson of the police in the state, Othman Abubakar, confirmed the death of the officer “over a minor disagreement.”

 

The incident happened at a bar in Madagali Local Government Area of the state. A witness who refused to be named said the two officers had a spat over the girl said to be an alcohol seller and the girlfriend of the corporal.

“They had a hot argument on Tuesday over one alcohol seller who is girlfriend to Corporal Adamu. She had complained that the late Sergeant Timothy did not pay a N100 bill for his drink.

“He initially took a shot of a local gin and demanded for another shot. This situation provoked Corporal Adamu, who warned Sergeant Timothy to be careful with his utterances to his girlfriend or he would be dealt with mercilessly. And true to his words, Corporal Adamu cocked his rifle and shot Timothy, killing him on the spot and causing pandemonium,” the witness said.

Police spokesperson, Mr. Abubakar, told newsmen yesterday that an officer “shot his colleague over a minor disagreement. Reports from the area indicated that it was on Tuesday morning around 11:00a.m. when Corporal Bala Adamu and his colleague, the late Sergeant Emmanuel Timothy attached to 13 Squadron Police Mobile Force, Makurdi on special duties in Madagali, engaged each other in a hot argument that resulted to the corporal killing the sergeant with his rifle.”

He said the corporal had been arrested ,while the body of the slain officer had been deposited at the Yola Specialist Hospital Mortuary.

Posted 01/02/2018 04:39:20 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

You may also like...
Anarchy looms in Nigeria, Constitution now suspended, Fayose...

Keyamo kicks off campaign, says Buhari fit for...

2019: APC is doomed if Tinubu fails to...

Prince Arthur Eze canvasses support for Buhari, Ugwuanyi...

Customs seizes over 10,000 bags of rice, used...

Our meeting with Buhari is not to discuss...

Guber race: APGA will rule Anambra for 50...

Former US first lady Barbara Bush dead at...

Businessman attacks Keyamo in court over Buhari appointment...

Benue killings : Oyedepo places curse on Fulani...

Chibok: Only 15 of 113 captive schoolgirls still...

Alleged Fund Diversion: FG files amended charges against...

 

Latest News Killings: Buhari thanks Nigerians for understanding, support At least 19 JOHESU members injured in auto crash Entire 34 Catholic bishops in Chile resign en-masse Fayose to Buhari: You can’t rig Ekiti polls, my people will resist you Governor plunges into river while taking selfie on newly-built bridge Bishop, Minister fight over Ekwueme’s missing £200,000 medical bill refund Taraba Killings: Danjuma’s allegations baseless, says Buratai Why I want to be APC chairman –Oshiomhole NDLEA impounds tonnes of Tramadol at Lagos airport Lady pays SARS bribe electronically, sends details to Police boss NNPC, NPA, FIRS, others failed to remit N526bn, $21bn –NEC FG, states, others diverted N320bn Natural Resources Fund – Dogara

 

Most Read NAFDAC eases processes, cost of registering products for MSMEs (5,750 views) Full Text of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s 2016 Budget Speech (3,801 views) Ex-Heads of State will protect Jonathan from persecution —Kukah (3,425 views) IPOB: ‘We need urgent clarifications on Nnamdi Kanu’s status, whereabouts’, UK Govt tells FG (3,205 views) ASUU strike: Senate intervention ends in deadlock (3,160 views) Ex-governor Adebayo, Keyamo, Arise, others get board appointments (2,630 views) Nigeria ripe for Restructuring Now – Nwodo in Chatham House (2,382 views) Quit notice: Kaduna Govt obtains bench warrant against Northern youths (2,328 views) Buhari has disappointed Nigerians – Arewa Youth Forum (2,266 views) Ugwuanyi commends FG’s siting of ICT University in Enugu (2,258 views) Anambra: INEC releases 37 candidates for Nov poll (2,170 views) Chime not owner of Enugu Mall – Spar (1,936 views)

 

SECTIONS NEWS (51) EDITORIAL (3) POLITICS (264) SOCIETY (93) SPORTS (5) BUSINESS (133) HEALTH (10) EDUCATION (11) ENTERTAINMENT (4) INTERNATIONAL (19) TECHNOLOGY (0) COLUMNISTS (0) LETTERS (0) OPINION (7)

 

 

Julius Agwu - Crazy Interview Demands