Police arrest, parade twin Brothers for being members of notorious cult group
The Nigeria Police, Osun State Command has arrested, Taiwo and Kehinde Adeleke, a set of 23-year-old twins notorious cultists who are on the police wanted list for the killing of one Abiodun Apalara in Esa-Oke.
Abiodun Apalara, it was gathered was allegedly killed during a rival cult clash in which the suspected twins were part.
The Osun Police Command spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola revealed this on Wednesday during a parade of the arrested suspects, including seven others arrested in different parts of the state in Osogbo.
Their offences, Opalola disclosed included cultism, murder and robbery.
Narrating how they were arrested, Opalola said the twins and their gang members; one Ojo Ayobami, Ibrahim Qudus, and Ojo Oretu were arrested in Esa Oke, following the killing of Abiodun Apalara during the rival cult clash.
“Around 2pm on April 27, 2023, there was a fracas among some hoodlums suspected to be cultists in Esa-Oke which led to the death of Apalara.
“A police team from the Special Anti-Cultism Unit swung into action and subsequently, the leader of the gang, Qudus, and four other suspects were arrested.”
Opalola disclosed that upon discreet investigation, the Police gathered that the late Abiodun Apalara was a member of Alora Confraternity also known as Buccaneer Confraternity.
“He was killed by some armed hoodlums suspected to be members of Black Axe Confraternity also known as Aiye Confraternity led by Qudus. They will be charged to court after the completion of the investigation.”
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