Police arrest 5 for robbery, rape in Ogun

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BY DAUD OLATUNJI

ABEOKUTA — The Ogun State Police command said, yesterday, that it arrested five persons after they  robbed  and raped a businesswoman along Idi-Iroko road in Yewa South Local Government Area of the state.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Muyiwa Adejobi, in a statement said that the victim, who left Lagos for Idi-Iroko, Tuesday, was  taken to Olodo village where the hoodlums beat her up thoroughly and raped her.

The suspects also robbed the victim of N1,803,000 cash, gold worth N200,000 and a  wrist watch worth N5,000 and mobile/blackberry phones, all valued at N2,187,500

According to Adejobi, the  anti-robbery team led by Sergeant Adebayo Oyesomi attached to the command’s State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID,  Eleweran, Abeokuta  while on normal routine patrol along Obada/Ewekoro/Ifo/Sango road sighted the victim by the road side at Papalanto junction in Ogun State  after her release by the robbers  and interrogated her.

“She narrated her ordeal in the hands of the hoodlums and volunteered to assist the police to apprehend the suspects.”

 

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