One Lukman Alhaji Umaru, who allegedly fortified himself with ‘anti-gun’ charms, has been shot dead with a Dane gun on his request, by his friend identified as Hassan Mohammed.
Daily Post gathered that Mohammed is now standing trial before a Maiduguri High Court presided over by Justice Alkali Gana Wakkil of Court 11.
The deceased and his friend had assembled in the house of one Yahaya Halidu and were having breakfast when the incident happened.
The Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG, Tunde Ogunsakin who confirmed the incident, said the deceased who claimed he had anti-gun charms, went to his house and brought assorted charms and a Dane gun and requested Mohammed to shoot him with the gun claiming that it would not harm him, but when Mohammed aimed at the deceased and fired at his head with the gun, he fell and died.
Meanwhile, Justice Wakkil adjourned the case till December 4 to enable Yahaya Halidu in whose house the incident happened, to testify before the court.