Pandemonium broke out in the Asipa community as an apprentice bricklayer, identified as Rasheed Sulaiman, was shot dead while testing the potency of a bullet-proof charm given to him by a herbalist.A resident of Asipa, a community in the Ife North Local Government Area, told PUNCH Metrothat Sulaiman, on Saturday called his cousin, Siji, to follow him to a secluded place to test the charm.
Sulaiman wore the amulet and gave a gun to his cousin to fire at him. The cousin fired the shot and killed Sulaiman instantly.Residents were unaware of the mission of duo, but the sound of a gunshot was said to have attracted attention of the people of the area to where the incident happened. Siji was said to be found weepingbeside the body of the deceased. Siji reportedly explained that the deceased compelled him to shoot at him to test the potency of an amulet.