Italian Police have arrested about 73 members of a infamous Nigerian mafia group known as Arobaga Vikings or Norsemen Kclub Worldwide.
In response to Italian newspaper, ANSA, the group chief, 50-year-old Emmanuel Okenwa aka ‘Boogye’, was additionally arrested within the operation carried out by greater than 200 Italian policemen in Turin and Ferrara.
It’s organised into native cells known as Decks and current in lots of Italian cities.
Nationwide leaders of the mafia, which offers primarily in prostitution and drug trafficking have been arrested.
They included Boogye’, an AfroBeat DJ and the self-styled “King of Ferrara”.
In all, 31 individuals have been arrested in Ferrara. An additional 43 have been taken into custody in Turin together with a number of girls, who allegedly ran prostitution rackets.
Bologna preliminary investigations choose, Gianluca Petragnani Gelosi stated the Vikings’ legal plan was to “violently annihilate” different Nigerian crime outfits and take over their turf.
Inside Minister, Luciana Lamorgese stated the police guard towards legal organisations and their unlawful trafficking was excessive even amid the COVID emergency.