Tension In Lagos As Police Officer Kills Wife, Self Over Alleged Infidelity In Ikoyi Prison Barracks

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Two persons have been reportedly died in Ikoyi prison barracks Lagos State barracks after a man, a policeman fatally shot his wife, a prison wardress and then himself.

According to report, the wardress identified as Peace Edward, a mother of two was killed after she had closed from work, retired home on Sunday, October 27.

The husband went for her and shot her before the very eyes of their two children.

The tragic incident reportedly happened around 9 to 10 pm. Report revealed that at the time of incident, Peace was donned in a black gown/dress with a gold cap.

Investigation also revealed that Mrs Edward, before her tragic death was attached to the intelligence department of the Nigeria Correctional Service.

A source reliably disclosed that before the incident, Mrs Edward, from Kogi state left her husband following infidelity allegations on her by the husband.

This is coming after the same intelligence unit headed by Assistant Comptroller general of Correctional service (the new name of the prison service) left Ikoyi Prison on Friday to investigate the alleged corruption in the prison service by Fisayo Soyombo.

Soyombo spent five days in a cell at Pedro Police Station, Shomolu, Lagos and eight days in Ikoyi prison.

The journalist assumed the name Ojo Olajumoke during his investigation which exposed corruption in Nigeria’s prisons and judicial system.

The team who came to investigate the alleged corruption comprises of ACG, ACP and ASP.

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