Police arrest 22-year-old suspected rapist, armed robber in Ondo

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The Ondo State Police Command, on Thursday, said it arrested a 22-year-old suspected rapist and armed robber in the Ondo East Local Government Area of the state.

The command’s Public Relations Officer, Funmilayo Odunlami-Omisanya, stated this in a statement in Akure.

The spokesperson 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.

She explained that the suspect pretended to be a Good Samaritan who volunteered to help one of his victims who was stranded before carrying out his evil acts.

“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.

“The suspect will be charged to court after the conclusion of investigation,” Odunlami-Omisanya said.

She said exhibits recovered from the suspect include a black unregistered TVS ladies motorcycle, one cut-to-size gun with bullets, six mobile phones and a POS machine.


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