The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a suspected robber, Ebere Nwankwo, for allegedly attacking and raping a male victim in the Lekki area of the state.
PUNCH Metro learnt that 20-year-old Nwankwo, after dispossessing his victim, identified only as Martins, of the sum of N22,000, allegedly had anal sexual intercourse with the victim.
This is just as two other robbery suspects – Jelili Babatunde and Ramon Haruna – were arrested by the police in the Isokoko, Agege area, while dispossessing pedestrians of their valuables. Our correspondent gathered that in the Lekki incident, which occurred last Thursday, Nwankwo, who was armed with a gun, sneaked into Martins’ apartment on Goshen Estate in the Lekki area at about 4pm.
He was said to have ransacked the victim’s room and found N22,000.
It was learnt that Nwankwo thereafter allegedly ordered 16-year-old Martins to get on the bed, while he had sexual intercourse with him. The suspect was afterward arrested by operatives from the Maroko Police Division, who were on a patrol in the area. A source said the victim’s screams during the intercourse alerted the policemen.
He said, “The robber had threatened to force his victim to an Automated Teller Machine, where he would get more money from him. In the meantime, the suspect asked his victim to lie on the bed and he started having sexual intercourse with him. Read more