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Police Arrest Man Over Hate Speech Against Igbo in Osun

The Osun State Police Command has arrested one Kehinde Adesogba Adekusibe for violating the social media policy on hate speech.

According to signal posted on a tweet by the Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, 28 year old Adekusibe was arrested by the Police on Wednesday, June 15, 2023, for allegedly calling on his readers to kill all the Igbos.

“Today 15th June, 2023, the Osun Police Command has arrested one Kehinde Adesogba Adekusibe ‘m’ 28years who violated the social media policy on hate speech.

“It could be recalled that, on 18th May, 2023, the suspect, Kehinde Adekusibe, on his tweeter handle, tweeted, ‘Let’s kill all the Igbos Let’s flush them out of Yoruba lands. I hate these people with passion. They are violent people. They are the worst.They hate us. Let’s hate them without holding back.'”

Adejobi explained that immediately the Police Command received the report, Police detective from the Cyber Crime Section at State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Osogbo swung into action.

“Through intelligence led investigation, the suspect was arrested at Ilesa where he hibernated.

“The suspect has confessed to the crime, and he will be charged to the court after the completion of the investigation.

“We have done what is needful on this matter. It can only take some times, every offence committed leaves a trace, and culprits will surely faced music.”