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Police constable kills two officers, shoots self

Police Public Relations Officer
in Yobe State, ASP Toyin Gbadegesin,has confirmed that a police constable suspected to
have gone insane on Friday killed two senior policemen.
He told the News Agency of Nigeria in Nangere, Yobe State, that the suspect thereafter shot himself.
IG,Solomon Arase
“A constable in Nangere went berserk this morning,grabbed a rifle and shot two inspectors who died instantly.
“He shot himself too but did not die instantly but was rushed to the hospital.
“The cause of his action is not known yet but investigation into the unfortunate incident has begun to unravel the remote and immediate cause of his action,” Gbadegesin said.
Hospital staff who pleaded anonymity also confirmed the death of the policemen, saying that “the three bodies have been deposited at General Hospital,Potiskum.”
Eyewitness said the Police Constable shot the other Inspectors at close range following a disagreement
on a homicide case that was brought to the station.


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