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Police destroy five Badoo shrines in Lagos



-Five Badoo shrines were demolished in Agbowa, by the police.

The Lagos State Police Command on Wednesday said the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Edgal Imohimi, led a team of policemen to Agbowa, in the Ikorodu area, to demolish five shrines belonging to Badoo in order to rid the area of the cult.

Olarinde Famous-Cole, the state Police Public Relations Officer, said a suspect, who claimed to be a native doctor, was arrested.

Famous-Cole, said the location where the demolition was executed was one of the areas where the Badoo members operated from.

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He said, “We discovered about five shrines, which have been destroyed. We got information about the shrines from some members of the public. The shrines were located in the Agbowa area of Ikorodu, Lagos State

“The operation was led by the Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi.

“Other agencies like the Department of Department of State Services, policemen from the task force, as well as members of the local vigilance group, assisted the police in the task.

“For now, we know that the shrines were for ritual and fraudulent activities,” he said.