Operatives of Lagos state police command have arrested six notorious members of Aiye Confraternity in Bariga area of the state.
The cultists identified as Fatai Nofui “aka” Itape and one Qudus Kazeem aka Bobo, Muiyis Saraki, Lucky Sunday, David Okpa and Taye Balogun. were arrested on at Ebute Bariga after a sustained monitoring by policemen attached to “Operation Crush.”
It was gathered that the gang members have been on the police wanted list for the murder of one Fashola who was killed on November 3 at Pedro area of the state.
The Lagos Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Elkana Bala, who confirmed the arrest of the suspects, said that they are members of Aiye confraternity with allegiance to one Mohammed alias “Obama” as their leader in Bariga.
Adding that the gang is responsible for a series of violent attacks, armed robbery and murder in Bariga and its environment.
According to him, exhibits recovered from the suspects included: an Axe, an HTC phone, one Nokia, and one Itel phone, they snatched from one Amusa Bukola of No 34 Odundi Street Baraga.
While addressing the issue, Elkana assured the public that suspects would be charged to court after full investigation.