Two suspects, Musa Idris and Aliyu Idris have been remanded in Correctional Centre Ilorin for allegedly using a machete to butcher their uncle Muhammed Abubakar to death.
Nigeriacrime.com learned that the suspects were arraigned before Magistrate A A Issa court for culpable homicide and criminal conspiracy in Kwara State.
The Prosecutor Gbenga Ayeni who handled the case on behalf of the police told the court that
the offences contravened sections 97 and 221 of the Penal Code.
According to the Police First Information Report (FIR), read in the court the children conspired to attack their uncle, Mohammed Abubakar, 54, and machete him to death in Kaiama local government area of the state.
“Investigation conducted at SCID, Ilorin, revealed that the suspects wanted to attack their father over a little misunderstanding which led to the intervention of the uncle.
“The father took his cow for grazing and returned late only to discover that his children had macheted his younger brother to death.
“The suspects confessed to the crime that they were not happy with their uncle for not allowing them to attack their father which made them kill him”, the sheet added.
Delivering his ruling, Magistrate A.A Issa ordered the remand of the suspects and adjourned to November 1, 2023.