A 22-year-old tricycle rider identified as Rasaq Taoheed, have been arrested by Ogun State police command operatives for allegedly raping his female passenger and dispossessing her of her valuables.
He was arrested following a distress call received by the police at the Ifo division at about 4am on Monday. His middle-aged passenger, who was said to have boarded the tricycle at Iyana Coker in Ifo, had raised the alarm that Taoheed was taking her to an unknown destination.
According to a segment by the spokesperson of the command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, “On interrogation, the victim explained to the police that she boarded the tricycle from Pakoto bus stop, going to Iyana Coker, but the suspect suddenly brought out a locally-made pistol with which he threatened to shoot her if she didn’t cooperate.
She stated further that the suspect took her to Olose Primary School, Ifo, where he raped her at gunpoint.