The Oyo State Police Command has uncovered a building suspected to be a den of fraudsters veiled as a shrine at Oloya Village, Asejire, in Isokan Local Government Area of Osun State.
Five people suspected to be the operators of the place have been arrested by the police.
The suspects include:......
Sherifat Badamosi (48), Samsondeen Abiola(42), Oriyomi Adebayo (41), Alhaji Akeem Azeez Olayode (37), and Ayankunle Ayanlowo (43 ).
The headquarters of the shrine is about 30 kilometres away from Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, while the corporate office with the inscription “Obabiolorunkosi Traditional Hospital’ is located along Odo-Ona Elewe/Orita.-Challenge, area of the city.
The compound which is fenced with a wooden gate, consists of two bungalows with three rooms designed like a shrine. Charms, cowries and statues said to represent different idols were found in the rooms.
The police recovered three posh cars including Toyota Camry , Honda Cross-Tour and Benz 4matic car valued at N4.8milion, N3.5 million and N6 million from the suspects.
The Oyo State Commissioner of Police , Mr. Muhammad Katsina, who conducted newsmen and his men round the shrine for on the-spot assessment yesterday, said, the discovery was made through intelligence gathering.
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