May 25, 2024

May 25, 2024

Suspected Serial Rapist, Armed Robber Apprehended By Police In Ondo

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

Funmilayo Odunlami-Omisanya, the Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, disclosed this in a statement in Akure on Thursday.

She said the arrest followed a complaint of rape and armed robbery lodged at a police station by one of the suspect’s victims.

According to the Police spokesperson, the suspect pretended to be a good Samaritan, and volunteered to help one of his victims who was stranded.

“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 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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