The Zone 2 Police Command has arrested a fake herbalist identfied as Abiodun David for allegedly defrauding a cab driver of about N4m.
The herbalist was arrested for allegedly defrauding a man identified as Adebayo Omoniyi with the intention to provide him a charm to boost his transport business
The herbalist said Adebayo requested for a return of his money a month after his business did not improve but he did not refund it.
However, the suspect claimed he only collected N380,000 from the victim and was surprised when they told him he collected up to 4 million naira, adding that he was surprised the matter was reported to the police,he said he inherited the herbalist business from his grandmother and Adebayo was not the first person he worked for as Kazeem who brought Adebayo to him was a client he had prepared a charm for in the past and it worked.
The Zonal Police Public Relation Officer, SP Dolapo Badmos, said the suspect was a fraudster who always disguised as an old man to deceive his victims.