A Taraba State vigilante, identified only as Yusuf, has been shot dead by his 19-year-old stepson.
According to reports gathered by NIGERIACRIME, Yusuf had ordered the teenager to shoot him to test the potency of his charm.
However, the bullet from Suugbomsumen Adamu’s gun killed the member of a vigilante group in Jada Local Government Area of the state.
The deceased initially put the Dane gun to his stomach before asking his stepson to shoot him, a source revealed.
Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, said the it took place on Thursday.
The State PPRO explained that the Command would prosecute whoever is found wanting.
He warned the general public against the use of firearms while advising those bearing them to strictly abide by the rules and regulations for the safety of their lives and others.