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Man kills brother, commits suicide in Osun

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The sleepy town of Iresi, in Osun State, was weekend thrown into agony as a 35-year-old man, Joseph Abifarin murdered his elder brother, Ayo Abifarin and later committed suicide.

The daughter of the late elder brother, Miss Opeyemi Abifarin, had reported the incident at Otan-ayegbaju divisional police station, claiming that her father was murdered for an unknown reason.

According to the lad, her uncle used heavy stick to hit her father on the head, who thereafter died on the way to the hospital.

However, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for Osun, SP Folashade Odoro added that the assailant was later found in the pool of his blood while detectives visited his compound to effect an arrest.

Odoro explained that the two corpses had been deposited at the Osun State General Hospital, Asubiaro for autopsy.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Adeola Fimihan has ordered for a full scale investigation to unravel the mystery.

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