The police yesterday demolished six shrines at Agbowa, a Lagos suburb.
They arrested James Adedeji, owner of one of the shrines in whose premises a couple were said to have been rescued on Tuesday night.
Acting Police Commissioner Imohimi Edgal, who led reporters to the shrines yesterday, said their demolition was part of efforts to clampdown on ritualists and fraudsters, who establish such places for criminal purposes.
Edgal said the police received intelligence report of illegality at the demolished shrines, adding that they had the backing of all the traditional rulers in the district to pull them down. Read more