A man identified as Iliasu Abubakar has been remanded in Oke-Kura Correctional Centre in Ilorin, after being arraigned before a Kwara State Magistrate Court for killing his brother.
According to reports, the suspect who is a herdsman was arraigned before Magistrate Jumoke Bamigboye for culpable homicide.
He killed his brother Isah Abubakar in Gwanara, Baruten Local Government area of the state for having an affair with his wife.
First Information Report (FIR) who confirmed the report said Iliasu was arrested after one Abubakar Umaru of Budo-Aiki Fulani camp who found Isah’s body with machete cuts reported the incident to the community police.
The case was transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department in Ilorin for discreet investigation.
The suspect was arrested after fleeing the state.
He confessed to his crime, stating that he warned his brother to stop the romantic affair with his wife several times but he refused.
The murder suspect also said the deceased once claimed to be the father of the three-year-old baby his wife was nursing.
The herdsman was remanded in prison pending the determination of the case after police prosecutor Inspector Sanni Abdullahi, argued that the murder offence is not admissible for bail.
The case was adjourned till November 26.