41-year-old herbalist, Bidemi Idowu, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for being in possession of fake currencies and also defrauding a 21-year-old of N400,000 who he prepared a money-doubling charm for and gave a herbal concoction to drink which caused him stomach disorder.
The state’s Police PRO, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspect was arrested after the victim’s father Basiru Amosun, laid a complaint that his son was defrauded by the herbalist.
Oyeyemi said “Amosun reported that the suspect fraudulently collected N400,000 from his son, Habeeb Amosun, 21.
Upon report, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Ajose Muhammed, sent detectives to arrest the suspect. A search warrant was issued and the N400,000 allegedly collected from the victim was recovered.
Also recovered were 59 pieces of 1,000 fake CFA, one piece of $50, 600 pieces of fake N1,000 notes and charms.”
Punch reports that the Police PRO also appealed to parents to advise their children against quick money.