Badoo ritual gang: Lagos monarch, 3 others arrested



A traditional ruler of a community in Ikorodu area of Lagos has been arrested alongside three others in connection with activities of Badoo cult’s killings in the community with the latest on Sunday claiming the lives of a family of four at Oke- Ota Ibeshe community.

According to available information, the operation was led by the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations, Edgal Imohimi.

The traditional ruler, identified simply as Awoyemi, was said to have been arrested for allowing his domain to be used as haven for badoo boys to perform rituals with human blood.

It was gathered that five graves, big-horned figurines, as well as left over sacrifices were discovered at the shrines located in a forest in Agbowa area of Ikorodu.

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This is coming on the heels of the uncovering of shrines used by Badoo members to perform rituals at the end of any operation by Police operatives.

The shrine was described as one of the biggest shrines in Ikorodu area of Lagos.

Most residents, who expressed joy over the raid of the shrines, lamented that several complaints of atrocities committed there did not yield the desired result.

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Police sources hinted that owner of the shrine, one Alaka Abayomi and two operators, whose identities were given as Christian Junior and Bamidele Owoyemi, were arrested in the shrine.

They also accused traditional rulers of some communities in Ikorodu of allegedly sponsoring the Badoo boys, calling on the Police to carry out discreet investigation that would expose the perpetrators.

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