Hunter shot driver in Ilorin to death over N5,000 settlement

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A local hunter simply identified as Sule allegedly shot dead a commercial driver in Illorin, Kwara State to death while returning from a trip in Ibadan.

Our correspondent gathered that the driver took a local route in order to avoid the security officers manning the main roads to check violators of government stay at home order.

The driver was said to have been intercepted by Sule and his colleagues at the local route in Eyenkorin asking him to pay them the sum of N5,000 before he could be allowed to proceed on his journey, but the driver vehemently resisted.

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The development led to altercations between the driver who declined to pay the N5000, to the local hunters. While trying to move, one of the hunters to Shoot Idowu in the chest.

The driver, Idowu consequently died instantly and the development sparked off a rampage in the sleepy Eyenkorin, Asa Local Government Area of Kwara State, as residents protested the alleged action of the local hunters.

iBrandTV gathered that Sule who allegedly shot the driver immediately after the incident escaped the surging angry crowd, and went to his residence to take his wife and the children and ran away.


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