Nigerian Police Arrested Notorious gangsters/killer Adigun Oriyomi, Toba Ajiboye, and Yusuf Akinwale

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested alleged serial killer, Adigun Oriyomi, aka Muda, after five months of being on the run.

The command also arrested two others, including the alleged gang leader in the Fadeyi area of the state, Toba Ajiboye.

Our correspondent learnt that after the Mushin violence of Sunday, in which houses were robbed, while 30 vehicles were destroyed on eight streets, the Area D Command and Mushin Police Station arrested the suspects. Commissioner of Police, Umar Manko, had said the Sunday violence was as a result of a supremacy battle between two groups.

Manko said during a press conference on Wednesday that the police would ensure that the culprits were brought to book. At the time of filing this report, it was learnt that the suspects were at the state Command headquarters, Ikeja, writing their statements. Police Public Relations Officer, Ngozi Braide, who confirmed the arrests, described Muda as a serial killer who had been on the police radar for a long time. Braide said the suspects were arrested while they were planning to carry out another robbery operation at Karimu Street, Mushin. She said, “We have arrested Muda and two others. Muda has been on the police watch list for a long time, he is a serial killer. The others arrested are Toba Ajiboye and Yusuf Akinwale. They were all arrested around 3.30pm at Karimu Street, Mushin, where they were having another meeting with other members on how to carry out another attack.” “Now that we have arrested them, it is expected that investigations will continue.”

Nigerian police also commented about the issue on facebook:

Police in ‪#‎Lagos‬ on 24.04.2014 arrested Adigun Oriyomi 'm', Toba Ajiboye 'm' and Yusuf Akinwale 'm' kingpins of notorious gangsters causing havoc in Mushin area of the State. Suspects are in custody, investigations into the recent alleged atrocities carried out by the gang are ongoing. Efforts to apprehend other gang members are being intensified.

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