Two suspects have been arrested for robbing a female lecturer at the Unity area of Iyesi Ota in Ado-Odo Ota Local Government Area of Ogun state, after a distress call was placed by the victim.
The two suspects, Ramon Akindele, 22, and Paul King, 20, were arrested for robbing the female lecturer, Busola Salako, at about 11.00pm on Friday, November 30, 2018, were arrested by the police with the help of members of the community.
According to the robbery victim, after the generator suddenly went off, she asked her maid to go check what the problem was. She further disclosed that immediately the maid opened the door, the two suspects held her and covered her mouth with a piece of cloth and threatened to kill her if she made any noise.
Punch reported that the maid’s scream when she was suddenly grabbed alerted Salako, who quickly bolted the door from behind before making a distress call to the police and some members of the community.
Upon interrogation, one of the suspects, Akindele, stated that it was King, who gave him and one Raphael Solarin, now at large, information about the victim. According to him, King lives in the same neighbourhood with the victim, which gave him an opportunity to know more about her movement.
One UTC knife and an ordinary knife were recovered from the suspects, who have been transferred to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad for discrete investigation and prosecution