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Ondo policeman kills wife, self over alleged infidelity

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A policeman identified as Tolulope , who was attached to the Ondo State Police Command , has allegedly shot his wife dead and later killed himself .
The incident , which occurred on Tuesday evening , was said to have happened in Akungba -Akoko in Akoko South- West Local Government Area of Ondo State .
A police source said the cop was specifically attached to the Akungba Police Division and he was said to have committed the act after he returned from work .
Another source narrated that the deceased policeman and his wife had been having frequent quarrels over issues of infidelity . He said the late cop always accused his wife of receiving too many calls and messages from different men .
The source said , “The man ( deceased ) did not trust his wife as they always fought on the matter that his wife received calls from different men . This might be the reason he took the life of the woman and himself .
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“Now that they are dead , they left a three weeks old baby and a two years old child .”
Confirming the incident , the Police Public Relations Officer in the state , Mr Tee -Leo Ikoro , who described the incident as sad and unfortunate, said investigation had begun into the matter to unravel the actual cause of the incident .
The PPRO stated , “ The couple were the only one at home when the incident happened , so no one can actually pinpoint that it was a case of murder and suicide.”

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