LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – A yet-to-be-identified teenager has reportedly shot dead his friend while testing bullet-proof charm in Ekiti state.
The deceased was a JSS 2 student at Erinjinyan Community High School in Ekiti West Local Government Area.
The incident occurred when the two boys involved were playing with a Dane gun.
The gun was said to belonged to the father of the suspect, who was a palace hunter.
The teenagers were allegedly testing the potency of a bullet-proof charm.
The suspect and his father have been since been apprehended by officers from Aramoko Divisional Police, while the corpse of the victim has been deposited in the mortuary of an undisclosed hospital.
Efforts to get the police to confirm the incident were futile as the spokesperson of the Ekiti State Police Command, Sunday Abutu, failed to pick up his calls.