A yet -to- be identified police officer is on the run after his lover died while allegedly making love inside the room of the deceased located at Atayese street, Bawa Estate, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti state capital.
A source who craves anonymity told The Nation that the incident happened Wednesday’s night at the deceased house.
The suspect, who was a lover to the deceased was said to have visited Ekiti from Lagos, where he works as a policeman.
Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, Ekiti Command, Mr. Sunday Abutu, said one of the neighbours to the dead lady reported the case at the Oke Ila Divisional Police station in the capital city before his men swung into action.
“The lady died inside her room and one of her neighbours reported at our office at Oke Ila in Ado Ekiti.
“Our detectives immediately visited the house and saw the lifeless body of the lady. The corpse had been evacuated and taken to the morgue of the Ekiti state university teaching hospital,” he stated.
He added that the suspects has been arrested and presently being detained in the police custody.
Abutu, however, clarified that the identity of the man and his profession still remain sketchy.
“We are yet to know whether he is a policeman or not. Let us wait for the outcome of our investigation, it will reveal all that,” Abutu said.