A 43-year-old man has been shot lifeless in Nigeria’s Bauchi state whereas testing a bullet-proof attraction, in response to police spokesman Ahmed Wakil.
The normal healer who fired the shot with a regionally made gun has been arrested, together with two others, whereas further suspects stay at giant.
The sufferer has been recognized as Muhammadu Ali, a villager from the world. Police responded swiftly upon studying of the incident and rushed Mr. Ali to the hospital, however he was declared lifeless upon arrival.
Supt Wakil cautioned the general public in opposition to changing into unwitting contributors in such harmful experiments. Investigations are ongoing, and the suspects will face prices in court docket as soon as the method is accomplished.
Bullet-proof charms with alleged magical properties are generally utilized in Nigeria, with many individuals in search of help from conventional healers for numerous issues. Nonetheless, there have been a number of cases of fatalities ensuing from exams of those charms and medicines.