Police Arrest Brothers for Allegedly Killing Community Leader


By James Sowole

Men of the Ondo State Police Command have arrested two brothers,  Sunday Akinye and Gbenga Akinye, for allegedly killing  a community leader, Chief Joseph Omosuyi, at Ilu Titun town in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State .

THISDAY learnt the death happened on Sunday during an argument at a meeting.

It was learnt that the death of the 62-year old man, who was a retired Vice Principal, almost caused a crisis within the community as youths reportedly moibilised to attack the suspects.

The situation was said to have been saved by the intervention of security agents in the area.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO)  of the command, Mr. Femi Joseph, who disclosed the arrest of the two suspects on Tuesday said the command had begun investigation of the matter.

 ” I don’t know the extent of their involvement but at present, those are the two suspects we have in our custody over the incident, but we are still investigating”, he said.