The Supreme leader of notorious Berry Boys Secret Cult Bello Maliki has been arrested in Lagos.
In a sustained monitoring efforts by Operatives from the Itire Police Station, the Divisional Police Officer, SP Barkfur Kromkyes took into custody the 22 year old native of Lalopun, Kwara State but resides at 23 Ayinla street Idiaraba area of Lagos state.
The suspect was on the wanted list of the Police for violent crimes and gang clashes.
He confessed to being responsible for series of violent attacks, murders and armed robberies incidents recorded in Idiaraba, Lawanson, Dosunmu, Ashimowo Bakare, Omo-Bola Mushin and Itire.
He claimed he was initiated into the cult at age 12 when he was in Junior Secondary School (JSS1) and later rose to the number one position, mostly addressed as the supreme leader of the Berry boys confraternity.
It was reliably gathered that the gang has an official Facebook page (Bbl Baloteli) with 1,928 friends.
According to Maliki, they use the Facebook page and other social media accounts to recruit new members, plan attacks and give updates to members.
Investigation has led to the arrest of 11 additional suspects.
Meanwhile the Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu further reaffirmed the commitment of the Command to address the menace of cultism and youth gangsterism in Lagos State.
The onslaught on social miscreants launched by the Commissioner of Police is intelligence driven, targeting mostly the leaders of the gangs and cult groups and blocking the channels through which they recruit young people.
The Special Strike Force on social miscreants has successfully brought under control the activities of various cults and gangs in the State through well coordinated and targeted operations.
The onslaught will be sustained until they are totally defeated.