BADOO Cult Leader, Chief Priest Arrested By The Police
The Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday made a great break through against the fight of the menace of Badoo cult,arresting of the group’s herbalist, Fatai Adebayo alias Alese.
The bad activities of the feared cult group rife in Ikorodu and Epe axis of Lagos State has killed many of it’s victims by hitting of mortar and pestle on their victim’s heads.
Adebayo, 34, who specialized on giving oaths on the group members before they go on missions , was arrested at his shrine located in Imosan Village, a suburb of Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.
Some Badoo cult suspects at the weekend including the overall head of the group were arrested shortly after the arrest of the herbalist .
The State’s Commissioner of Police, Mr Imohimi Edgal said at the shrine that the head of the group was arrested on water during an attempt to escape.
The CP, who led the operation involving the Commander of Rapid Response Squad (RRS), ACP Tunji Disu; Chairman of Lagos State Special Task Force, SP Yinka Egbeyemi, among others, said investigation was still ongoing but that the full details about the arrests made so far would be disclosed on Thursday at a press briefing.
He had this to say:
“Over the weekend, we had far reaching achievement in the fight against the killers popularly known as Badoo in Ikorodu”.
“Their kingpin who is the head of the group has been arrested. He was arrested on water as he was making his escape”.
Stating how the herbalist was arrested, Edgal said:
“One of the suspects arrested confessed and he led us here that before they go for any killing, the head of the group brings them to this gentleman (Adebayo) to come and carry out oath for both themselves and the piece of stone they used for their killings and that they don’t go for any killing without first of all coming for oath in this shrine and that is why we are here”.
“This gentleman is an accomplice before the fact and so definitely we are placing him under arrest and as well as sealing off the shrine till after investigation”.
“I will give further details on Thursday during my press briefing but I can assure the good people of Ikorodu, Lagosians and Nigerians that we will not rest until this evil is completely rooted out from Lagos State”.
The traditional ruler of Imosan Village, Chief Tajudeen Muili was visited by the Commissioner of police to intimate him of the criminal activities going on under his geographical area .
The shrine is located at No 38, Ayegbami Quarters in Imosan and it was demolished by policemen shortly after.
Different charms and big stones said to be used for the illicit activities of the Badoo group were found .
Source: Vanguard Nigeria