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Hunter’s son shoots brother dead testing bulletproof charm in Kwara



A hunter in Kwara state, Abubakar Abubakar, has lost one of his sons to bulletproof charm testing gone wrong.

The incident happened at Dutse Gogo town near Kaiama, headquarters of Kaiama local government of the state.

According to reports, the elder son shot his younger brother, identified as Yusuf Abubakar, while testing the efficacy of a gunshot protective charm newly procured by their father.

Confirming the report, the Police Public Relations Officer in Kwara Command, SP Ajayi Okasanmi, said that the Police have commenced an investigation and have set a manhunt for the elder brother who shot the gun.

Narrating the incident as understood by the police at the moment, Okasanmi said, “At about 10:00 pm, of October 2, 2022, a report was received at Kaiama police station about the killing of one Yusuf Abubakar ‘M’ aged 12 yrs, by his elder brother named Abubakar Abubakar both sons of one Abubakar Abubakar, a hunter in Dutse Gogo town via Kaiama, during the process of testing the efficacy of newly procured gunshot protective charm.

“This incident happened after fortifying themselves with the protective charm, the elder son brought his father’s dane gun and shot his younger sibling, the charm failed and the 12-year-old Yusuf Abubakar died on the spot.

“The culprit escaped into the bush immediately after the act was committed.

Investigation into the matter has commenced as directed by the Commissioner of Police Kwara State, CP Paul Odama psc (+).”

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