See What Is Done To Tricycle Operator After He Was Caught Robb!ng And R@ping His Passenger

A 22-year-old tricycle operator identified as Rasaq Tahoeed was on June 20, arrested for allegedly robbing and raping his female passenger in Ogun State.

According to reports, the suspect was arrested following a distress call received by the policemen at Ifo divisional headquarters at about 4a.m of the said date.

The caller revealed that a middle-aged lady who boarded a tricycle from Iyana Coker in Ifo raised an alarm that the tricycle operator was taking her to an unknown place.

See What Is To Be Done Tricycle Operator Caught Robb!ng And R@ping His Passenger

Immediately after receiving the distress call, the DPO Ifo division, CSP Kehinde Kuranga quickly led his patrol team to the scene where the suspect was arrested.

Sharing her story, the victim whose name was withheld, explained to the police that she boarded the tricycle from Pakoto bus stop going to Iyana coker.

However, the suspect suddenly brought out a locally made pistol with which he threatened to shoot her if she didn’t cooperate.

According to her, the tricycle operator took her to Olose primary school Ifo where he raped her at gunpoint.

After raping her, the victim said the suspect also dispossessed her of her money before putting her back on the tricycle and started heading in another direction.

See What Is To Be Done Tricycle Operator Caught Robb!ng And R@ping His Passenger

However, on getting to Aritameje area, she sighted some people and she raised an alarm. This led to the suspect being arrested.

Meanwhile, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident, said the suspect confessed to the crime.

According to him, the tricycle and one locally made pistol were recovered from him.

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The police spokesman will transfer the suspect to the state criminal investigation and intelligence Department for discreet investigation, following an order by the state Commissioner of police, CP Lanre Bankole.

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