A 76-year-old man identified as Zubair Audu has been arrested by operatives of the Kwara state command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) over allegedly attempting to kill his son with a dane gun at Alagbado Area 5, Mountain Avenue in Ilorin, the state capital on Wednesday, June 3.
The spokesperson of corps command, Babawale Afolabi, who spoke with newsmen said:
“NSCDC office at Pake area received a distress call that one 76 years old man was chasing his son with a locally made rifle. Further investigation has revealed that the no-love lost relationship between the father and the son Issa Audu was said to have snowballed into that life- threatening incident.”
Afolabi explained that the timely intervention of the NSCDC Anti Vandal patrol team in the area prevented the situation from being bloody, adding that “the old man and his rifle are in the custody of the NSCDC.
Afolabi added that the command had launched a serious man- hunt for the son who is still at large.