Lagos Police Uncover Badoo Shrine, Arrest 51-Year Old For Recent Murder
According to a report, a 51-year old was also arrested. The man Alhaji Alaka Abayomi, was arrested in connection with the attack on a family of five in Oke Ota community, Ibeshe, Ikorodu by the ritual cult, Badoo.
Abayomi, who resides in Magodo area of Lagos state reportedly works with Badoo cult, he was arrested alongside two others, whose names had yet to be disclosed.
The arrest, according to Punch Metro led to the discovery of the gang’s shrine and hideout in Agbowa town, Ikorodu, on Monday.
The command’s spokesperson, Olarinde Famous-Cole, five buildings used by the gang have been uncovered.
He said, “The team, which was led by the Commissioner of Police, represented by the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, uncovered the shrine of the dreaded cult terrorising residents of Ikorodu.
“The team had earlier arrested one Alhaji Alaka Abayomi, a resident of Magodo, and he has been linked to the cult and the recent murder of the Adejare family of five, who were attacked in their one-bedroomed apartment in Oke Ota, Ibeshe Ikorodu.
“The suspect confessed to know others, who own shrines in the area and led the police to the cult’s shrine in Agbowa town. Different ritual objects and charms were recovered in each of the five buildings in the compound which was fenced with charms to scare away intruders. The compound was always under lock and key. The police also made two different arrests as surveillance has been heightened.”
The command added that efforts were being intensified to unravel more hideouts of the gang and track down other Badoo members.