The police in Lagos on Sunday said they arrested Maliki Bello, the supreme leader of the notorious Berry Boys Secret Cult with operational base at Itire area of the state.
The spokesman for the Lagos State Police Command, Bala Elkana, said in a statement that the 22-year-old Mr Bello is a native of Lalopun in Kwara State.
He said that Mr Bello, who resides at 23, Ayinla Street, Idiaraba, Lagos, had been on the police wanted list for violent crimes and gang clashes.
“The suspect confessed to be responsible for series of violent attacks, murders and armed robbery incidents recorded in Idiaraba, Lawanson, Dosunmu, Ashimowo Bakare, Omo-Bola Mushin and Itire.
“The suspect told detectives that he was initiated into the cult at age 12 when he was in Junior Secondary School (JSS 1) and…