Robber arrested after trying to rape a widow right in front of her two children

A notorious laptop and phone robber identified Tope Oladiran has been arrested by the Lagos state police after preying on a lady at Ori-Okuta, Agric area of Ikorodu around 11pm on March 29, 2020.

Police spokesperson for Zone 2 Command, Onikan, DSP Hauwa Idris Adamu said the suspect attempted to rape a woman right in front of her kids after preparing a meal in her kitchen. 

Oladiran who escaped after the woman raised an alarm, was arrested through local intelligence in Akute axis of Lagos where he was relaxing in a hotel.

The statement read; 

The last operation Tope went that led to his arrest was when he preyed on a lady at Ori-Okuta, Agric area of Ikorodu about 2300hrs on 29th March, 2020: Tope was unable to rob the lady of her mobile phone before she went into her compound but he somehow find out know that the lady lives alone with her two (2) children in the compound.

The suspect Tope Oladiran ‘m’ did hang around until later that night when he scaled the fence to gain entrance into the compound and was ready to enter the building through the kitchen, went upstairs and hit the lady as the frightened woman pleaded for her life and that of her children while she offered him her phone and laptop pc .

The suspect ransacked the entire building and located some frozen foods stocked within the freezer and boiled some for himself, went to the victim and told her all he was doing within the kitchen while he threatened to have unlawful canal knowledge of the lady when he's done eating what he was preparing within the kitchen.

While he returned to the kitchen to dish what he had cooked, the helpless woman jumped from upstairs, raised an alarm and called out for help. The suspect then escaped with the woman’s phone.

The case was then reported to Operatives of the Zonal Monitoring Unit who after several attempts to urge him escaped through the ceiling were finally ready to arrest the suspect through native intelligence in Akute axis of Lagos where he was relaxing in a hotel.

Investigation is ongoing and suspect are going to be accordingly charged to court for prosecution upon completion of same for possible conviction.

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