Fulani brothers up in arms against each other; one hacked to death

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Two Fulani brothers tackled each other at a Woro in Kaiama LGA, Kwara, on Friday morning, and the one who had the upper hand butchered his brother.

Umar Bello and Abdullahi Bello actually took up weapons against each other.

Spokesman of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Kwara state Command, Babawale Zaid Afolabi, who confirmed the incident in Ilorin on Friday, said the suspect, Umar Bello has been taken into their custody.

“In the early hours of Friday, 27/05/2022, our divisional office in Kaima received a distress call that two brothers were engaged in a deadly fight, using dangerous objects like rod and cutlass and that one of them had become unconscious due to loss of too much blood.

“We arrived at the scene of the incident promptly. But the victim died before he could reach the hospital,” Babawale narrated.

“The culprit was later picked up and handed over to the police , who subsequently arrived at the scene of the incident for further investigations and possible prosecution.”

“The remains of the deceased have been evacuated from the scene of the incident,” Babawale added.

 

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