Please read this before you advise someone to stop drinking alcohol.

A harmless advice has cost a man in Niger state his life.

The man identified as Baraje was reportedly killed by his nephew Dodo Baraje during a heated argument over the latter's love for a local brew called ‘suck and die’.

Baraje was reportedly trailed and apprehended by a team of policemen attached to the Bangi Police Division of the state while trying to escape.

The suspect, who lives in Shirumbu village, Maraga Local Government Area of the state, was said to have allegedly killed 50-year-old Baraje.

It was learnt that the suspect shot his uncle for allegedly preventing him from taking the drink.

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It was gathered that Dodo lived with his uncle from infancy, before he got married.

The suspect said that he shot his uncle because he beat him up for drinking ‘suck and die’ which the deceased said might ruin his life.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Muhammad Abubakar, confirmed the incident, stating that operatives recovered one single-barrelled gun from him.

Abubakar said the suspect would soon be arraigned in court.

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