Ibadan - A place in a remote village of Ibadan, where thousands of fake pounds, euros, dollars and other foreign currencies were being produced have been uncovered by the Oyo State Police Command, Punch reports.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mohammed Katsina, said that the discovery was made by the command’s ambush squad in a village called Ojoku in Badeku, Ona-Ara Local Government Area of the state.
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The police described the area as fast transforming to an abode for criminals, having earlier served as a kidnappers’ den.
Ismail Adesina, 43, who was arrested at the scene, said he did not know anything about the currencies and that the owners had escaped.
He said he was a herbalist and that he had been involved in several financial crimes under the pretext of helping victims to cure ailments and barrenness.
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