According to Vanguard, an Ado-Ekiti
Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded a 33-year-old hunter, Ganiyu
Abdullaral, in prison custody for allegedly killing his friend who
alleged changed into a pig.
The Magistrate, Modupe Afeniforo, directed the prosecutor to duplicate
the file and send it to the Director of Public Prosecution for legal
opinion. Afeniforo adjourned the case till Nov.11 for further mention.
Prosecutor Monica Ikebulo told the court that the accused shot at a bush
pig which later transformed into his friend.
Ikebulo said the accused committed the offence on Sept.9 at Iwaraji Camp
via Efon Alaaye in Efon Alaaye -Ekiti.
She said that the accused on the said date with eight of his colleagues
now at large went for group hunting and unlawfully shot his friend,
Iginla Oluwashina, with his Dane gun.
The prosecutor applied for an adjournment to enable her duplicate and
send the office to the Director of Public Prosecution for legal advice.
Ikebulo said the offence contravened Section 319 of the Criminal Code,
Cap C 16,Laws of Ekiti State. 2012.
No plea was taken.