The arrest of a herbalist, Fatai Adebayo alias Alese, marks a major milestone in the war against Badoo killings in Ikorodu area of Lagos.

He was arrested on Tuesday, January 2 at his shrine located in Imosan Village, a suburb of Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.

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The State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Imohimi Edgal led the operation along with the Commander of Rapid Response Squad, RRS, ACP Tunji Disu; Chairman of Lagos State Special Task Force, SP. Yinka Egbeyemi, among others.

Adebayo, 34, has been the one administering oath on members of the group before they launch any of those brutal attacks on innocent families.

The arrest of some Badoo cult suspects at the weekend including the overall head of the group led to the arrest of the herbalist.

“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,” he said.

The shrine located at No. 38, Ayegbami Quarters in Imosan, was later demolished by policemen.

Different charms and big stones said to be used for the illicit activities of the Badoo group were discovered there.

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