Aiye and Eiye confraternity members arrested over battle for supremacy

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested members of Aiye and Eiye confraternity who engaged themselves in a battle for supremacy over the weekend at Iso Isu area of Ijora Badia.
A statement signed by the Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana, and released to newsmen on Sunday in Lagos, said they were arrested by officers from the Ijora Badia Police Station.
Elkana said five suspects were arrested from the two rival cult groups who inflicted various degree of injuries on each other using cutlasses and other dangerous weapons.
He said: “Police operatives from Ijora Badia Division and Special Strike Force on Social Miscreants from the Command Headquarters, Ikeja were mobilised to the area.
“The suspects are: Olaniyi Abiodun, 21, of No. 28, Exeter St, Amukoko; Emola Kamal, 20, of No. 28, Epe St, Amukoko; Muritala Gbadeyanka, 18, of Badagry area.
“Others are: Kadiri Bashorun, 28, of No. 24, Ireti St, Ijora Biadia and Adebayo Ebiesuwa, 25, of 27, Bale street, Ijora-Badia.”
Elkana also said the Ikorodu Police Station in a related development arrested some members of the said cult group who attacked each other at Ladega area of Ikorodu.
“One Lateef Ganiyu Akinpelu a.k.a ‘Eti’, 24, was seriously injured,” the police official said.
He said some Police operatives from Ikorodu Division, Area N, Shagamu Road, Ipakodo, Rapid Respond Squad and Special Anti-Robbery Squad were mobilised to the scene.
He said: “The injured person was rushed to  the General Hospital Ikorodu where he is currently receiving treatment.
“Twelve suspects were arrested and one locally-made pistol was recovered. Investigation is ongoing and the suspects will be charged to court.”