The Akatsuki were set up in Hidden Rain. Where most people don’t travel to and had been ravaged during the 2nd Ninja War. Why would Obito hide out in the Kiri Village and use Yagura and to what ends? The Kiri villagers always hated KKG (see Yuki, Kaguya and Hozuki clans) and the brutal tactics of killing your classmates to graduate were in place before Zabuza, Kakashi and Obito were born. What was Obito doing there and why do you think Kishi added that?