Police officer goes berzek and guns down six colleagues at Borno Force headquarters and shots Father inlaw

A policeman simply identified as Sergeant Bello has shot and murdered at least six of his colleagues in Maiduguri, Borno State.

POLITICS NIGERIA learnt that the incident happened recently in the police college quarters of Borno Police headquarters in Maiduguri.

This newspaper learnt that the errant officer is currently being detained at the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID).

It was gathered that the police sergeant had a misunderstanding with his wife, prompting neighbours to intervene. However, he was opposed to neighbours' intervention.

The wife was said to have left her matrimonial home due to maltreatment.

"He started shooting and threatened to kill everyone. Unfortunately, he shot people, but six mobile policemen died and two others are currently receiving treatment at Specialist Hospital," a source said.

The officer was also reported to have razed down two blocks of eight rooms in the process, while also shooting his father-in-law.