Six months after committing the heinous crime of rape and robbery in Ilorin, the Kwara State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence said it has finally tracked down Ganiyu Yusuf in Mokwa, Niger State.
The suspect has been brought to Ilorin and would be taken to court immediately for prosecution.
Ayeni Olasunkanmi, the command's spokesperson said a case of rape and robbery was reported at the headquarters, Ilorin on the 1st June, 2022.
“The Command commenced a serious search for the suspect and was eventually tracked down at Mokwa, Niger state on the 5th Jan, 2023.
Yusuf, aged 47, a native of Abeokuta, Ogun State he said, confessed that he broke into the house on that fateful day through the roof.
“After gaining access to the house at Oloje area in Ilorin, he overpowered the woman who was alone with her two years old baby in the house.
“He raped the woman in the presence of her two years old daughter and went away with two laptops and two android phones belonging to the victim”
The spokesperson said the Command was still searching for the buyers of the exhibits.
The state commandant, Mallam Muhammed Tukur Ibrahim appealed to the general public to be conscious of what they buy at any time.