The Delta State Police Command has arrested a 35-year-old motorcyclist, identified as Ovie Michael who allegedly specializes in raping his female passengers.
DSP Bright Edafe, the acting Police Public Relations Officer in the state, made this known in Asaba.
Edafe, said, “On March 19, 2021, around 9.30 pm, after a series of intelligence gathering by the cultivation of informants by the men of the Oghara Division, a serial rapist, who is a motorcycle rider that specializes in picking young girls at night as passengers, was arrested.
He said “When he carries passengers, he will divert them into the bush, rob them of their belongings and thereafter forcefully have carnal knowledge of them while threatening them with a dagger.
“A combined team of police and Army personnel moved into action and arrested him.
NEWSNAIJA gathered that nine telephones of different makes, including that of his last victim, who reported to the police, were recovered from him.”
Other items recovered from him were an iPhone valued at N400,000, nine female handbags, two pairs of eyeglasses, five phone chargers, two Automated Teller Machine cards, and 13 SIM cards.
Edafe added that the investigation was ongoing.