By Tunde Oyekola, Osogbo
Osun State Police Command has unveiled another ritualist Shrine in Ilobu, Irepodun Local Government Area of the State.
A retinue of armed policemen including the state commissioner of police Fimihan Adeoye on Friday evening stormed a ritual den where nefarious activities have been going on for quite a long time in the town.
The Shrine was situated around Molete area of Ilobu spread across a big building housing many shrines and several adjouning houses used by the suspected ritualists.
The den according to the commissioner of police Fimihan Adeoye was discovered due to a very reliable information.
“We acted on a a reliable tip off which led to the arrest of two brothers of same parent while their kingpin and leader is still at large.”
Of particular interest was the discovery of a dungeon with path which connects one of the shrines to another. Several statues and hundreds of bottles of alcoholic drink were scattered around the shrine.
“Some shallow graves were also seen scattered around the building in what the police say they are still investigating to be sure that they are graves of some of the fraudsters’ victims who might have died in the course in their custody.”
Residents who spoke on the condition of anonymity said they will heave a sigh of relief for the cunning fraudsters have been causing a lot of havoc in the area.
“We knew they were operating on a large scale fraudulent activity but we cannot report them because of the fear of been attacked.”
￼One of the victims of the fraudsters who doesn’t want his name in the print revealed that he was defrauded of over eleven million Naira.
Commissioner of Police Fimihan Adeoye appealed to the general public to always feel free in sharing reliable information with the police assuring them of utmost protection when such information is given.