ASP Toyin Gbadegesin, Police Public Relations Officer in Yobe, says a police constable suspected to have gone insane on Friday killed two senior policemen.

He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Nangere –Yobe–that the suspect thereafter shot himself.

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“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 rushed to the hospital.

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“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.

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Hospital staff who pleaded anonymity also confirmed the death of the policemen, saying that “the three bodies have been deposited at General Hospital, Potiskum’’.(NAN)


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