Police Arrest Masquerader, Imam, Others Over Riot In Osun

The Osun State Police Command has detained the Imam of Kamorudeen Central Mosque, Kazeem Yunus, and two different worshippers over the riot between muslims and conventional faith practitioners in Osogbo final week. 

The police additionally arrested the son of Chief Fayemi Esuleke, Ifashola and a masquerade for allegedly attacking Muslims at their worship centre in Osogbo final Sunday.

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Two others arrested on Wednesday with the Imam have been Jamiu Salawudeen, Alarape Sulaimon, Saheed Akewi.

The Muslims based on sources could also be charged for assault on the masquerader.

There had been experiences on Tuesday of the arrest of the chief of masquerade worshippers, Chief Esuleke.

Chief Esuleke, who can also be a stalwart of the All Progressives Congress in Osun Stste reportedly led the masquerade worshippers that allegedly attacked an Islamic group, Kamorudeen Society of Nigeria in Osogbo, the state capital.

It was gathered that the arrested Muslims and masquerade worshippers have been invited by the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IGP-IRT) to their station in Oke-Fia and have been thereafter detained.

The lawyer for the Islamic group, Hasheem Adeoye confirmed the arrest.

One particular person, Moshood Salawudeen, was shot useless, whereas about 13 individuals, together with youngsters, sustained gunshot accidents through the conflict. 

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Police Arrest Masquerader, Imam, Others Over Riot In Osun

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