A dispute over farmland has claimed the lives of two brothers in Adamawa State.

The two died when a man having a dispute with them over the controversial land fired a gun at them.

The Adamawa State Police Command, which has arrested the suspected killer named Mali Emmanuel, explained that the suspect had a disagreement with the victims over the farm located at Bori, in Jada LGA, which resulted into a fight.

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“During the altercation, Emmanuel used his dane gun and shot the victims, leading to their unfortunate death,” the police said in a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer, Suleiman Nguroje.

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Nguroje added that the 31-year-old Mali Emmanuel who is a vigilante man, was arrested “for firing and killing of Emmanuel Hamma Shehu and Almond Hamma Shehu, all residents of Bori village, Koma District of Jada Local Government Area.”

He said further investigations were continuing, after which the suspect would be charged for prosecution.