Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Kwara State Command has reportedly arrested a 25 years old man, lsmail Saliu for allegedly conspired with an herbalist and one other person to slaughter his 14 years old brother, Azeez Saliu with the intention to use him for money ritual.
In a press statement signed by the Command’s Public relations officer, Babawale Zaid Afolabi and made available to the newsmen on Saturday 25th of September, stated that the incident happened on Friday in Kosubosu area of Baruten local government of the State.
“On Friday 13/09/2021, operatives of the NSCDC in Kosubosu divisional office got a distressed call from a neighborhood about suspicious movement of certain individuals in their area. Some officers in the divisional office with operatives of the Anti Vandal patrol team in the area swung into action and subsequently arrested an herbalist Ahmed Nkwe 44, lsmaila Saliu 25 and Saliu Ahmed 30”. Babawale disclosed.
Babawale explained further that “the suspects reportedly lured the victim to the farm where he was gruesomely murdered by his own blood brother, lsmail Saliu. Lucky later ran out of the suspects as they were rounded up by the operatives of the NSCDC on their way back from the farm”
“The prime suspect, who is brother to the deceased has confessed to have personally slaughtered his brother with the help of the herbalist and one other person”
Babawale, however said that the apprehended suspects will be handed over to the Police for further investigation and subsequent charged to Court.