Police Corporal Kills Senior Colleague After Drinking “Ogogoro”

A Police Corporal Bala Adamu has killed his senior colleague, Sergeant Emmanuel Timothy after drinking local gin, popularly known as Ogogoro in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

 

Timothy who was recently deployed in Adamawa State from  Mobile 13 Makurdi, Benue State, according to sources had engaged in an altercation with Adamu over an N20 balance of a cup of Gin.

 

The state’s Police Public Relations Officer, Superintendent Othman Abubakar, said that the argument made Adamu shoot Timothy at close range.

 

He died on the spot, the report says.

 

Abubakar stated that the killer policeman had since been arrested while the command had begun a thorough investigation into the crime.

 

A resident told our correspondent that policemen usually gathered at a local gin joint to drink every day and that their excesses had led to the argument and subsequent death.

 

A resident who identified himself as James said that the trouble began over the N20 balance of the local gin, which Adamu could not pay to the seller.

 

When our correspondent visited the area, residents had fled while the whole place had been deserted due to the incident.

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