A fourteen years old Azeez Saliu has been confirmed killed by his ’25’ years old elder brother in collaboration with herbalists, and one other for ritualist purposes in Kwara State.
The victim was killed when he was deceived to a farm and was butchered by his one blood brother, lsmaila Saliu in company of Ahmed Nkwe (herbalist) and Saliu Ahmed.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), spokesperson, Babawale Afolabi confirmed the incident.
Afolabi said the suspects met their waterloo when they were rounded up by the operatives of the NSCDC on their way back from the farm.
According to him, the incident happened on Friday last week at Kosubosu area of Baruten Local Government Area of the state.
The NCSDC added, “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 swing into action and subsequently arrested an herbalist Ahmed Nkwe 44, lsmaila Saliu 25 and Saliu Ahmed 30.
“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.”
He asserted that state Commandant of NSCDC, lskil Ayinla Makinde had ordered that the suspects be handed over to the police for further investigations and prosecution.