A show of dauntlessness and heroism turned horrendous as an individual from Isan Gona Vigilante Group, Ahmadu Maikare of Gidan Jimina town of Malumfashi LGA shot himself dead while testing testing a charm meant to protect him from gun shots.
It was gathered that members of the vigilante group had converged at the residence of their leader, Sumaila Rabiu, at Dubul village in Matazu LGA to take part in a traditional ceremony and initiate new members when the incident happened.
Maikare was in the middle of the gathering to display the charms.
He wrapped himself up in the charms, did spells, picked a dane weapon and shot on himself. He kicked the bucket right away.
Individuals from the vigilante bunches fled after the occurrence. His relatives and companions remained back to evacuate his cadaver.
The Police Public Relation DSP Gambo Isah has since affirmed the occurrence and said examination on going on the issue.
In his press release, DSP Gambo stated that: “The Command however, is drawing the attention of the general public to desist from patronizing fake traditional medicine sellers known in Hausa as (BOKAYE) who are endangering the life of citizens usually by given them fake charms/jazz for protection against gun shots etc. Sometimes, giving them charms to be use for ritual purposes and as a result of which some young innocent girls
up to the age of 3 months old are being raped through quest for materialism or worldly”. things.