In Kaiama, Kwara State, a young man shot and killed his 12-year-old brother while trying an anti-bullet charm.
Ajayi Okasanmi, the state Police Command’s spokesman confirmed the incident in a statement on Monday in Ilorin.
He said the suspect shot the victim with their father’s Dane gun after they returned home from buying the charm to see if it worked.
He said the 12-year-old passed away there and there.
“The two brothers are sons of one Abubakar Abubakar, a hunter in Dutse Gogo town in Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara State.
“The culprit escaped into the bushes immediately after the act.
“Investigation into the matter has started.
“Parents and guardians are advised to monitor activities of their children and avoid doing certain things in their presence to prevent incidents of this nature,” Okasanmi said.