Police Special Force nab deadly cult leader, teenage members in Lagos

The Special Strike Force on Social Miscreants under the Lagos Police Command have arrested a kingpin of the Aiye Confraternity, Sikiru Samuel a.k.a Samora in Ikorodu.

DSP Bala Elkana, Police Public Relations, in a statement on Sunday, said the Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, deployed the Force to sustain the ongoing onslaught on cultists and other social miscreants in Ikorodu, Imota, Agbowa, Owutu, Ijede, Ipakodo and Owode Onirin.

The Police disclosed that apart from the “deadly” cult leader, eight members of his gang were also arrested.

The are 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 Bono, 20; and Kehinde Keshinro, 18.

The statement said the gang was responsible for 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, 30, of Araro Adamo area.

“The suspects were handed over to the homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Yaba for investigation and will be charged to court”, Elkana added.