June 26, 2017

Hunter mistakes friend for antelope, shoots and kills him

A 30-year old Ekiti State native is facing murder charges after he shot his hunting buddy who he claims he mistook for an antelope.

Police arrested Musibau Mustapha for the wrongful death of Sunday Ijasa. Both men were hunting over the weekend at Igbara Odo Ekiti when Mustapha said he mistook his friend for an antelope and shot him.

Ekiti State police spokesman Victor Babayemi confirmed the incident and says investigation into the crime is underway.

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