Weather (state,county)

Breaking News

Police officer shoots senior colleague dead over girlfriend in Adamawa

Police officer shoots senior colleague dead over girlfriend in Adamawa

A police corporal in Adamawa state, Bala Adamu,has killed his colleague, Sergeant Emmanuel Timothy, after a row at a drinking spot in the Madagali area of the state.  DailyTrust reports that the deceased bought a local gin from a lady said to be Adamu’s girlfriend. Adamu was said to have been jealous that the unnamed lady was having a conversation with Timothy.

Witnesses said Timothy, a member of 13 Squadron Police Mobile Force Makurdi, who was on special
duty in Madagali, bought local gin worth N100 from a woman said to be Corporal Adamu’s girlfriend. The woman urged the sergeant to pay in cash since he owed her some money while he tried to persuade her to add the N100 to existing debt. They added that when Adamu spotted Timothy chatting with the woman, he became jealous and rushed to them in fury, warning the sergeant to stay away from her. After a heated arguemnt, Corporal Adamu was said to have raised his rifle and shot the sergeant before he was arrested along with the woman.

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the command, Othman Abubakar, said Adamu has been arrested and the corpse of Timothy had been deposited in the mortuary.

Thanks For Reading! Please Support us...

Kevin Djakpor Blog is editorially independent - our journalism is free from the influence of billionaire owners or politicians. No one edits or editor, no one steers our opinion. And unlike many others, we have decided not to put up a paid subscription or paywall as we want to keep our journalism completely Free, Open and Accessible. But the revenue we get from advertising is falling, so we increasingly need our readers to help fund our independent, investigative reporting. Support Kevin Djakpor Blog, click the link below to donate:

CLICK HERE TO DONATE TO SUPPORT KEVIN DJAKPOR BLOG

No comments