Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has arrested a 25 years old man, lsmail Saliu for allegedly conniving with an herbalist and one other person to slaughter his 14 years old brother Azeez Saliu for black-magic to make money.
The Command”s Public relations officer, Babawale Afolabi said the incident happened in Kosubosu area of Baruten local government of the State.
The herbalist Ahmed Nkwe 44, lsmaila Saliu 25 and Saliu Ahmed 30 have been arrested in connection with the crime.
He accused the suspects of luring the victim to a farm where he was murdered by his biological brother, lsmail Saliu.
A statement said the suspects were rounded up by operatives of the NSCDC on their way back from the farm.
The statement said that the prime suspect, who is brother, confessed to having personally ‘slaughtered’ his brother with the help of the herbalist and one other person.
Reporting By Ali Rabiu, Editing by Omotola Oguneye