By Tola Gbadamosi
Detectives of the Ondo State Police Command have arrested a 22-year-old man, Johnson Joseph, for alleged armed robbery and rape, along Bolorunduro axis of Akure North Local Goverment Area of the state.
The command recovered one cut-to- size gun with bullets, six mobile phones, one black unregistered TVS ladies motorcycle and a PoS machine from the suspect.
According to report, his arrest was made following a complaint of rape and armed robbery lodged at the station by one of his victims.
It was also gathered that the suspect pretended to be a good Samaritan who volunteered to help the victim where she was stranded.
But he later robbed the victim of the sum of N102,000, phone and raped her at gunpoint in an isolated area.
Report said that the suspect was later arrested by police operatives on routine patrol in the Command.
During interrogation, he confessed to have robbed many people of their belongings and valuables in the past.
According to the Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Funmilayo Odunlami- Omisanya, four of his victims were contacted through their recovered phones from the suspect.
All the victims identified the suspect to have attacked and robbed them of their belongings.
The command disclosed that the suspect would be charged to court after the conclusion of investigation.