A man suspected to be an internet fraudster has been arrested for killing his twin brother at for alleged ritual purposes in Delta state.
The incident, according to reports, happened at Isoko South Local Government Area of the state.
The suspect was reportedly found with a dog and the decomposing body of his twin brother in their apartment at Old Olomoro Road, Monday, May 24, after neighbours perceived an offensive smell emanating from the flat.
The neighbours broke into the house that had been locked for days. There, they found the suspected Yahoo boy, sitting beside his brother’s decomposing corpse.
Though the reason for the killing could not be ascertained, eyewitnesses opined it might have been carried out for ritual purposes.
A source revealed:
“The house was locked for some days and after some time, the people living in the compound began to perceive foul smell that attracted flies around the apartment.
“The neighbours then alerted the police at the Oleh divisional headquarters. The door was forced open and they found him sitting close to the decomposing body of his twin brother. A dog was also found in the house.”