Hunter mistakes friend for antelope, shoots him dead -

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by Citizens Platform

Musibau Mustapha, 30 has been arrested by the police for killing his colleague during a hunting expedition.

The middle-age hunter when apprehended by the Nigerian police command at Igbara Odo Ekiti in Ekiti South-West Local Government Area of the state said he had mistaken the deceased for an antelope.

According to the Public Relations Officer of the state police command, Mr Victor Babayemi, in Ado Ekiti, weekend, the suspect was arrested following an allegation that he killed the deceased while hunting at Igbara Odo Ekiti.

The police added that there were inconsistencies in the statement made by the suspect after preliminary investigations conducted by the police.

Babayemi further said autopsy had been conducted on the corpse, while investigation is still on-going, adding that the suspect will be charged to court as soon as investigation is completed.

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Source: Citizens Platform

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