Hunter’s Son Shoots Brother Dead While testing bulletproof
Charm In Kwara
A son of a hunter in Dutse Gogo town near Kaiama, headquarters of Kaiama local government of Kwara State, Abubakar Abubakar, on Sunday shot dead his junior brother identified as Yusuf Abubakar while testing the efficacy of a gunshot protective charm newly procured by their father.
The hunter, Abubakar Abubakar, who is based in Dutse Gogo town and the father of the two sons had just procured a gunshot protective charm and wanted to confirm its efficacy by using his sons before he started using the charm.
Sources said that in the process of testing the potency of charm, the younger child, Yusuf, was fortified with the protective charm while the eldest was equipped with a loaded dane gun of his father and started to shoot.
In the process, Punch Metro gathered that the charm failed and the 12-year-old Yusuf fell and died on the spot.
It was further gathered that on realising that the charm had failed and that his younger brother was dead, Abubakar who is the senior brother escaped and ran into the bush.
Police Public Relations Officer in Kwara Command, SP Ajayi Okasanmi, who confirmed the incident said that the Police have commenced an investigation and have set a manhunt for the elder brother who shot the gun.