A suspected mad man has reportedly killed a policeman, simply identified as Sergeant Abu, attached with Omu-Aran Police Division in Kwara State, on Tuesday April 2nd.
A police officer attached to Omu-Aran Police Division in Kwara, Sgt. Abu, was killed by a suspected mad man, on Tuesday April 2nd.
According to Nigerian Tribune, the mad man stormed the police station with a cutlass and other dangerous weapons and attacked Abu.
The deceased policeman was rushed to a private hospital in the town before he was later transferred to Ido Medical Centre in Ekiti State where he died on Wednesday.
Nigerian Tribune gathered from residents of the area who are familiar with Adefila, who hailed from Aran-Orin, a suburb of Kwara State, a scavenger, that he was already showing signs of insanity before the Tuesday attack.
“I was on my motorcycle when I saw the fleeing man holding a cutlass and a wood. He was wearing a red attire and we followed him. Later, some other motorcyclists joined in the chase and on getting to Taiwo Area, he stopped, dropped his weapons and raised up his hands. It was in the process that he was arrested by the police and moved to the station,” the eye witness, who preferred anonymity, said.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the command, Ajayi Okasanmi, the matter is being investigated.