Sikiru Samuel, a suspected kingpin of Aiye Confraternity and eight other members of the group have been arrested by the Lagos State Police.
Lagos State Police Spokesperson, Elkana Bala said the suspects were arrested by operatives of the Special Strike Force on Social Miscreants deployed to Ikorodu area of the state.
Samuel, 24, was arrested in Imota community of Ikorodu alongside Adegboyega Ismaila, 19; Sunkanmi Shonubi, a.k.a Napel, 19; Adigun Faruq, 18; Rilwan Akinwale, 30; Victor Uju, a.k.a Zino, 18; Juwon Idowu, a.k.a Lighter, 18; Rasak Adebola, a.k.a ‘Bobo’, 20; and Kehinde Keshinro,18.
A double-barrel gun was reportedly recovered from the suspected cultists who have been handed over to the homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Yaba, for discreet investigation.
The statement added;
“The gang is responsible for a series of violent attacks and gang violence in Imota and environs. One of such violent attacks happened on 12/02/2020 at about 0830hours which led to the death of one David Nwanga, ‘m’ 30 years old, of Araro Adamo area, ”