Man arrested for inflicting cutlass injury on another in Kwara

One Usman Abubakar, 20 has been arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Kwara State for allegedly attacking a man, man identified as Naru with a cutlass giving him a deep cut on the neck.

Spokesman of the NSCDC, Babawale Zaid Afolabi, in a statement in Ilorin on Friday, said the incident occurred on Wednesday at Memunakpetu area of Janba, Gwanara, in Kwara North Senatorial District.

The suspect allegedly used Naru’s cutlass to attack him while they were eating together at the residence of the suspect’s master in Memunakpetu in the early hours of Wednesday after he accused Naru of beating him with a stick three days earlier, hence he attacked him as an act of revenge.

He said the suspect was held by people who witnessed the assault and handed him over to the local vigilante in the area before being taken to the NSCDC office in Gwanara, where he is currently helping the corps in their investigations.

The victim has also been rushed to the nearby hospital, and responding to treatment, he added.


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