Policeman kills wife, commits suicide in Ondo

The Ondo state Police Command has launched investigation into the circumstances that led to sudden death of a policeman simply identified as Tolulope and his wife who were found dead inside their living room.

The incident occurred at Akungba-Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of the State on Tuesday, while the late policeman was attached to the Akungba police division until his death.

A loud bang was heard from their apartment before their corpses were found.

According to eyewitnesses, the policemen shot his wife dead before killing himself over alleged infidelity.

It was learnt that Tolutope committed the crime after he returned from the work.

Sources claimed the deceased policeman has been having trust issues with his wife over the manner at which she receives phone calls from men

Confirming the incident, the state Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, said investigation had been launched to ascertain the actual cause of the deaths.

ASP Ikoro said no one was present when the incident happened and as such it could be murder or suicide.

He stated that the police was also not ruling out the possibility of an explosion due to the loud noise that was heard at the time of the incident.


Published by Wonderlady

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