Mon. Dec 4th, 2023

The operatives of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) have arrested a 22-year-old suspected rapist and armed robber in Ondo East Local Government Area of Ondo State.

This was announced by yesterday Ondo State Command Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Ms. Funmilayo Odunlami-Omisanya, who said that the arrest was made following a complaint of rape and armed robbery lodged at the station by one of the suspect’s victims.

The PPRO said that the suspect pretended to be a Good Samaritan, who volunteered to help one of his victims before carrying out his evil acts.

She said: “He robbed his victim of the sum of N102, 000, her phone and raped her at gunpoint on the way in an isolated area. He was later arrested by police operatives of the command on routine patrol. During interrogation, he confessed to have robbed many people of their belongings and valuables in the past.

“Four of his victims were contacted through their recovered phones from the suspect, and they all identified him to have attacked and robbed them of their belongings.”

Odunlami-Omisanya noted that exhibits recovered from the suspect included a black unregistered TVS ladies motorcycle, one cut to size gun with bullets, six mobile phones and a POS machine.

She stressed that the suspect would be charged to court after the conclusion of investigation.

By Joy

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