Boy mistakenly killed by his brother while testing a bulletproof charm in Kwara

A 12-year-old boy, Yusuf Abubakar, has been shot dead by his elder brother, identified as Abubakar Abubakar, while testing a bulletproof charm in Dutse Gogo Town, in Kaiama LGA of Kwara State.

It was gathered that the unfortunate incident occurred on Sunday, October 2, 2022. 

The state police command’s spokesperson, Okasanmi Ajayi, in a statement on Monday, October 3, said: “At about 2200hrs, of 2/10/2022, a report was received at Kaiama police station about the killing Yusuf by his elder brother, 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 bushes immediately.

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