The Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has arrested a 25 years old man, lsmail Saliu for allegedly coniving with an herbalist and one other person to slaughter his 14 year old brother, Azeez Saliu for money ritual.
In a statement issued in ,Ilorin by the Command”s Public relations officer, Babawale Afolabi said the incident happened on Friday in Kosubosu area of Baruten local government of the State.
According to the statement, operatives of the NSCDC in Kosubosu divisional office got a distressed call from a neighbourhood about suspicious movement of certain individuals in their area.
The statement said 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.
The statement explained that the suspects were said to have lured the victim to the farm where he was gruesomely murdered by his own blood brother, lsmail Saliu.
The statement said Luck 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 statement noted that 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.
The police maintained that all the suspects have been handed over to the police for further investigations and prosecutions.