The cultist was known to be responsible for multiple crimes including raping, murder and theft in the areas, killing there victims with grinding stone.
The police made it to be know that the cultist meet at the shrine to swear an oath of secrecy before going on deadly operations in the Ikorodu area of Lagos.
Item found in the shrine were grinding stones, small gourds, rosaries, and bottles of different sizes containing some witches’ brew.
Imohimi report that one of the suspects that was arrested last week made mention of Adebayo as an accomplice and led the team to the shrine.
The ring leader of the group was arrested along side some suspect.
“Over the weekend, we had far-reaching achievements in the fight against these killers in Ikorodu, who some people call Badoo. The head of the group has been arrested. We arrested him on waterways as he was escaping. All the suspects are with us,” the CP lament .
Lagos Police arrest Badoo Chief Herbalist, Fatai Adebayo alias Alese at his shrine in Imosan Village, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.
He further added “One of them confessed that before they go for any killing, the head of the group would take them to the herbalist to swear an oath and get the stones they use for their killings.
Moreover, they don’t go for any killing without taking the oaths in the shrine.
“I can assure the people of Ikorodu and Lagosians at large that we will not rest until this evil is completely rooted out of Lagos State.”
A man also said Adebayo, the harberlist was calm and relaxed . He couldn’t speak or understand English.
He said, the stones are used for grinding peppers and herbs.”
His wife and mother began to weep as the herbalist was taken away by the police.
The police team went to inform the town’s traditional rulers, and later returned to Adebayo’s residence and destroyed the shrine.