A man identified as Abayomi Kamaldeen Alaka (a.k.a Awise), has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Alaka is the leader of a deadly syndicate of juju scammers that operates from a shrine at Ashipa Town near Abeokuta Ogun state.
Alaka was arrested following the petition by a victim named Bright Juliet who lost N250 million to the syndicate after she was tricked to provide money for sacrifices and invocation to heal her of an aliment.
She was introduced to Alaka by Akinola Bukola Augustina (a.ka. Iya Osun) whom she met on Facebook in the course of her search for solutions to her health challenge. What drew her to Augustina was the latter’s post under the name, Osunbukola Olamitutu Spriritual Healing Centre.
When she contacted Bukola, the promised to heal her only if she pays N16 million, the victim paid the money after, paying the money without receiving healing, Bukola pass the victim to other members of the syndicate, notably Alaka.
Juliet revealed that she met Alaka at his shrines in Ashipa Town and was hypnotized and subsequently transferred various sum through bank accounts and in cash to the suspect and his syndicate members, until she lost N250 million to them.
Despite all the monies collected from her, her health conditions never improved. She consequently petitioned the EFCC and led them to the suspects’ shrine were they were apprehended. Following Awise’s arrest, a number of assets were discovered which are believed to be proceeds of his criminal activities.