In Ekiti, Drunk Hunter Kills Colleague
A local hunter, Mr Joseph Adeyemi, is being held by Ekiti state command of the Nigeria Police Force for allegedly killing a co-hunter during a group hunting at the weekend in a farm at Ikole-Ekiti, in Ikole local government area of the State .
A source, who claimed anonymity told journalists in Ado Ekiti on Monday that, the group of local hunters had gone for hunting at a farm in "Otunja' on Thursday when the incident happened.
He said, the traditional hunters had gone to hunt wild swine, also known as "bush-pig" in local parlance when the victims were fired.
According to the source, one of the victims, Bayo Oyegoke was said to have died instantly in the farm, while the other, Stephen Aroso sustained gun-shot injury.
Another villager, who also spoke on the gory incident to newsmen that the deceased had five wives and children, which the numbers could not be ascertained as at the time of filing this report.
Confirming the Incident , the EKiti State Command's Public Relations Officer, Alberto Adeyemi, said the suspect has been arrested and investigation is on-going.
The PPRO said," The suspect who shot at fellow hunters has been arrested and investigation is going on now”.