A mobile policeman, Inspector Kenneth Enamika, attached to 29 Mobile Police Force Squadron, Awka in Anambra State, has killed himself and a couple in Mgbidi in Imo State.
Police public relations officer for the Imo State command, Orlando Ikeokwu, made the disclosure in a statement.
He said that Enamika wasfound dead with his police AK 47 rifle and left a suicide note wherein he declared the intention to kill the couple, Mr Cajethan Aputanze and his wife, Oluchi, over their refusal to refund him his N150,000.
The love-struck policeman had been in a relationship with Oluchi Aputanze who he thought was single with a promise to marry her.
Further, Enamika had allegedly given Oluchi the N150,000 with the intention that he was giving money to his wife to be, oblivious that it may have been a scam.
Upon discovery that Oluchi was married, he requested her husband, Cajethan, to repay him but the former allegedly refused blatantly with a threat.
Aputanze was alleged to have threatened that he will use diabolical means to kill Enamika, which infuriated the policeman and he resorted to self-help and took the law into his hands.
Enamika was alleged to have shot the couple and then also shot himself, the three corpses were discovered dead at Ozoara, Mgbidi, Oru West local government area of Imo State.
The police spokesman said that one Alloy Eze reported the incident at the Oru West Divisional Police Headquarters upon his return to his house, only to meet the corpse of three persons behind his house.
Already, the corpses have been deposited at the morgue while investigation is ongoing, according to the police.