Vigilante shoots self dead while testing a new charm

Vigilante shoots self dead while testing a new charm

- A man has killed himself in Katsina state after his charm failed to work

- The man, Ahmadu Maikare was a member of Isan Gona Vigilante group

- Members of the vigilante group fled immediately the incident occurred

A man has killed himself in Katsina state after his charm, meant to protect him from gunshots failed to work.

According to Daily Trust, a show of bravery turned awry as a member of Isan Gona Vigilante Group, Ahmadu Maikare in Katsina state shot himself dead while testing the charm.

The incident was said to have occurred at Dubul village in Matazu local government area of Katsina state.

Vigilante shoots self dead while testing a new charm

Katsina state government is in support of vigilante groups operating in the state. Source: Twitter

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NAIJ.com gathered that members of the vigilante group had converged at the residence of their leader, Sumaila Rabiu, to take part in a traditional ceremony and initiate new members when the incident happened.

The deceased is reportedly from Gidan Jimina village in Malumfashi local government area of Katsina state.

The late Maikare who was in the middle of the gathering to display his prowess, wrapped himself up in the charms, did incantations, picked a dane gun and fired on himself. He died instantly.

Members of the vigilante groups fled after the incident, while his relatives and friends stayed back to remove his corpse.

The Police Public Relation DSP Gambo Isah in the state confirmed the incident and said investigation is ongoing on the matter.

Meanwhile, the body of Oluseye Adekunle, the man who jumped into the lagoon in Lagos, has been found.

The late Adekunle's body was discovered by a local fisherman today, Sunday, October 22, morning at about 5.00 a.m. floating by the river bank, around Lekki-Ikoyi bridge.

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