“I Saw an Antelope and Shot at It”: Hunter Kills Palm-Wine Tapper, Insists It Was Animal That He Saw

“I Saw an Antelope and Shot at It”: Hunter Kills Palm-Wine Tapper, Insists It Was Animal That He Saw

  • A man has lost his life after he was shot dead by a hunter who said he mistook him for an antelope
  • According to report, the deceased was a palmwine tapper who went to take his bath at a river when he was shot
  • Meanwhile, the police said the corpse has been evacuated to the mortuary while the case was transferred to state CID Akure

In what can be described as a sad development, a man has lost his life. The man who has been identified as a palm wine tapper was killed by a hunter, Sunday Olubusade.

According to Vanguard Newspaper Olubusade mistook Kehinde for an antelope in Ondo town, Ondo state. The deceased was said to have gone to a river to bathe when the hunter shot him.

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A police source said when questioned, the suspect said:

“I was hunting and I saw an antelope and shot at it. But later, I saw a man on the floor and I quickly went to the station to report. I don’t know what happened.
“Few minutes after the unfortunate incident, police detectives were invited and his remains were moved to the morgue.
“Immediately, the incident occurred, the police were alerted and our detectives were mobilised to the scene and the corpse was evacuated to the mortuary.

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“The suspect has been transferred to State CID Akure for further investigation.”

Tragedy as hunter’s son shoots brother dead while testing bulletproof charm acquired by their father

In another report, a man has shot dead his younger brother identified as Yusuf Abubakar while testing the efficacy of a gunshot protective charm. The charm was newly procured by their father.

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According to report, the hunter, identified as Abubakar Abubakar, who is based in Dutse Gogo town and the father of the two sons had just procured a gunshot protective charm and wanted to confirm its efficacy by using his sons before he started using the charm.

Sources said that in the process of testing the potency of charm, the younger child, Yusuf, was fortified with the protective charm while the eldest was equipped with a loaded dane gun of his father and started to shoot.

Man dies after drinking nine bottles of ‘Ogogoro’ in Plateau state

Meanwhile, an unidentified man from Bokkos local government area of Plateau state, who boasted that he can take nine bottles of locally brew alcoholic drink “Ogogoro” without getting intoxicated has died after taking it

Hafsat Abubakar of the Women Leaders of the Conflict Mediation Mitigation Regional Council, Plateau chapter, said the man had requested the seller of the local gin to give him 11 bottles and swore that he would finish it without anything untoward or any embarrassing happening.

Abubakar, who was hinted about the details of what transpired at the drinking joint said that the man succeeded in gaggling nine bottles but could no longer continue to finish the remaining two bottles. She said the man immediately gave up while the seller packed up her wares and took to her heels. According to her, before the man died, he was vomiting blood profusely from the nose, ears and mouth.

Source: Legit.ng

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