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Man Allegedly Kills Brother for Rituals in Kwara

NSCDC Commandant General, Ahmed Audi

The Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has arrested one lsmail Saliu, 25, for allegedly conspiring with a herbalist and one other, to slaughter his brother.

The NSCDC Command Spokesman in Kwara, Babawale Afolabi, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, in Ilorin.

Afolabi said that Saliu conspired with two others, and killed his 14-year-old younger brother, Azeez Saliu, with the intention of using him for money rituals.

The spokesman said that the incident happened on September 13, 2021 in Kosubosu, Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara.

On Sept. 13, operatives of the NSCDC in Kosubosu Divisional Office got a distress call from a neighbourhood about suspicious movement of certain individuals in the area.

“Some officers from the divisional office, with operatives of the Anti-Vandal patrol team in the area, swung into action and subsequently arrested a herbalist Ahmed Nkwe 44, lsmail Saliu 25 and Saliu Ahmed 30.”

Afolabi said

He said that the suspect and his accomplices were later arrested by operatives of the NSCDC on their way back from the farm.

Afolabi said that the prime suspect and brother to the deceased confessed to having personally slaughtered his brother with the help of the herbalist and one other person.

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He said that the State Commandant, Ayinla Makinde, was briefed on the incident, and had ordered that the suspects should be handed over to the police, for further investigations and prosecution.

(NAN)

This article was originally published on PunchNg

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