Nigerian DJ, Boogye, 74 Others Arrested For Cultism And Drug Trafficking In Italy
Italian police on Wednesday arrested 74 alleged members of a notorious Nigerian mafia group in the Turin and Ferrara areas of Italy.
The mafia group, called Arobaga Vikings or Norsemen Kclub International, which is notorious for dealing in prostitution
and they organize trafficking of hard drugs in many Italian cities in form of cells.
Over 200 police officers took part in the major operation against the Nigerian mafia leading to the arrest of that national leader of the group.
Among those arrested includes 50-year-old Emmanuel Okenwa also known as ‘Boogye’, an AfroBeat DJ and the self-styled “King of Ferrara”.
Undercover officers arrested him in the city of Verona as he prepared to flee the country.
According to the police, they arrested 31 people in Ferrara, while they nabbed 43 in Turin,
including several women who allegedly ran prostitution rackets.
A judge in Bologna, Gianluca Petragnani Gelosi, explained that the Vikings’ were
planning to “violently annihilate” other Nigerian criminal gangs and take over their domains.