Connect with us


Police arrests Tricycle operator who allegedly robbed and raped his passenger



Males of Ogun State police command on June 20 arrested a 22-year-old tricycle operator,  Rasaq Tahoeed, for allegedly robbing and raping his feminine passenger(title withheld).

The suspect was arrested following a misery name obtained by the policemen at Ifo divisional headquarters at about 4a.m of the mentioned date {that a} middle-aged girl who boarded a tricycle from Iyana Coker in Ifo raised an alarm that the tricycle operator was taking her to an unknown place for a motive not identified to her. 

Police arrests Tricycle operator who allegedly robbed and raped his passenger

Upon receiving the misery name, the DPO Ifo division, CSP Kehinde Kuranga rapidly led his patrol workforce to the scene the place the suspect was promptly arrested.

On interrogation, the sufferer defined to the police that she boarded the tricycle from Pakoto bus cease going to Iyana coker however the suspect immediately introduced out a regionally made pistol with which he threatened to shoot her if she did not cooperate. She said additional that the suspect took her to Olose major faculty Ifo the place he raped her at gunpoint.

The sufferer mentioned that after raping her, the suspect additionally dispossessed her of her cash earlier than placing her again to the tricycle and began heading to a different path. However on attending to Aritameje space, she sighted some folks and she or he raised an alarm which led to the arrest of the suspect.


Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, mentioned the suspect confessed to the crime. He mentioned the tricycle and one regionally made pistol had been recovered from him.


He added that the state Commissioner of police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered the fast switch of the suspect to the state felony investigation and intelligence Division for discreet investigation.

Share this Story
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.