A 12-year-old boy identified as Yusuf Abubakar, on Sunday shot dead by his senior brother Abubakar Abubakar, both sons of one Abubakar Abubakar a hunter in Dutse Gogo town, in Kaiama local government of Kwara State.
Afrika Eyes gathered that Abubakar was shot dead during the process of testing the efficacy of the newly procured gunshot protective charm.
Police Public Relations Officer in Kwara Command, SP Ajayi Okasanmi, said the incident happened after fortifying themselves with the protective charm, the elder son brought his father’s dane gun and shot his younger sibling.
According to him, the charm failed and the 12year old Yusuf Abubakar died on the spot. The culprit escaped into the bushes immediately the act was committed.
“Investigation into the matter have commenced as directed by the Commissioner of Police Kwara State, CP Paul Odama psc .
“Parents and guidance are advised to monitor the activities of their children and avoid doing certain unsavory activities while their children and wards watches, to prevent incidents of this nature,” he added.