An illegal rehabilitation centre has been uncovered by Oyo State Police Command at Olore Central Mosque in Ojoo area of Ibadan and over 200 inmates have been rescued. Addressing journalists on Monday in Ibadan, the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Shina Olukolu, said the illegal centre was discovered following a tip by an informant.
Olukolu said that young men and women were found at the centre who had been subjected to inhuman treatment. Adding that five persons are suspected to be connected with the Islamic centre were arrested, adding that the Police would secure the facility and conduct further investigations.
The Commissioner of Police said those involved would be prosecuted to serve as deterrence to others.