The Police in Lagos Thursday evening uncovered an illegal healing centre ‘Blessings of Godness Healing Church’ , Police confirmed that about 15 persons were chained at the centre.
It was learnt that some of the victims had been chained since 2014 at the place called Blessings of Godness Healing Church in Isheri Osun, Egbe Idimu.
It was gathered that some of the victims had suffered certain health disorder which their families termed spiritual and dumped them at the facility for divine healing.
Twelve (12) of the victims had been rescued, at as the time of filing this report while efforts were on to evacuate the rest.
It was gathered that some of the victims could barely walk and were assisted out first.
This discovery is coming in the wake of police raid of various religious places and illegal rehabilitation centres across the nation, where many people have been held captive for several years.
Police spokesman Bala Elkana confirmed the rescue.