The Police Command in Lagos State says it has arrested a suspect, Olumide Oyewole, who allegedly raped and robbed a lady in her apartment.
The command’s spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed the arrest to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday.
Hundeyin said that the case was reported to the police on Tuesday at 9.50 a.m. at Ilasan Division.
He said a lady, simply identified as Cynthia, in company of some police officers from Ilasan Division arrested the suspect in his house.
“The lady reported to the police that at about 8.00 p.m. on Monday, she was in her room when she heard a knock on her door and she opened the door, the suspect forced himself into her room with his face masked and a knife.
“She said the suspect tied her two hands with a rope and had unlawful canal knowledge of her, after which, he went ahead to ransack her rooms and stole her property.
“Items stolen include one Iphone 12 Promax, one Samsung S9 Plus, one small Nokia phone, two bottles of perfume, two wrist watches, one necklace, one Iphone charger and $10,000 U.S. Dollars (about N4 million).
“The scene was promptly visited by detectives, the house of the suspect was also searched where a knife was recovered from his apartment,” he said.
Hundeyin said that investigation was ongoing, stressing that the case would be transfered to the State CID for further investigation.