Ondo: Ex-convict rapes young lady in presence of her mother

By: Ade Adeleke

Two armed robbers including one ex-convict, Martins Aliu and Rasheed Oke, have separately raped their victims in Akure, the Ondo state capital after robbing them.

SUNSHINETRUTH learnt that Martins, who was just released from (Olokuta) prison, broke into an apartment at Eleyewo new site, in Akure North local government area and raped a young lady in the presence of her mother.

Bolaji said Martin’s stole a Gotv decoder, flat screen TV and other household items but was arrested following a tip-off.

The Commissioner disclosed that Rasheed and members of his gang raped his victim in Akure after stealing the sum of N2000 and two cell phones valued at N69,000.

Confirming the arrest of the suspects, the State Commissioner for Police, Mr Bolaji Salami said, “On March 18, 2021, on this day a female resident of Custom road, Akure reported that sometimes in 2020, a gang of armed robbers forced their way into her apartment through the back door, raped her at gunpoint and also took away a TecnoCamon 12 phone, valued N54, 000 naira only, another Tecno phone valued N15, 000 naira, only and a cash sum of N2, 090.00 only.

“Upon the complaint, detectives of Ondo State Police Command swung into action and one Rasheed Oke, one of the suspected armed robbers is here for a parade. He will soon be taken to court.”

Salami said, “On March 24, 2021 at about 1100hrs a report came from Eleyowo new site, Akure that a one man armed robber has broken into a house, raped a young lady at gunpoint in the presence of the mother and later robbed them of the following items, a flat screen TV, a Gotv decoder, 5pairs of window blinds and other household items.

“Detectives from the Command were ordered to ensure the culprit is brought to book, and here we have one Martins Aliu, an ex-convict who has confessed to the commission of the crime,” he said.

The Ondo Commissioner said the suspects would be charged to court after investigations.

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