Operatives of the Kwara State Police Command have arrested one Ismail Saliu, for conniving to slaughter his 14-year-old brother.
The suspect, Ismail Saliu, a 25-year-old, was said to have connived with an herbalist and one other for this evil act in Baruten local government area of the state.
Spokesperson of the NSCDC in Kwara, Babawale Afolabi, in a statement released on Saturday, September 25, said:
“On Friday 13/09/2021, operatives of the NSCDC in Kosubosu divisional office got a distress call from a neighborhood about suspicious movement of certain individuals in their area,” Afolabi stated.
“Some officers in 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, lsmaila Saliu 25, and Saliu Ahmed, 30”.
Investigations revealed that the suspect lured the victim to a farm where he allegedly murdered him. However, luck ran out of them as they were apprehended on their way back from the farm.
“The prime suspect, who is a brother to the deceased has confessed to having personally beheaded his brother with the help of the herbalist and one other person,” he added.
The statement also said that the state Commandant of the Corps, lskil Makinde, had ordered that the suspects be handed over to the police for further investigations and prosecution