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Man Arrested For Robbing Ex-Employer In Ogun || ENCOUNTER NEWS

 Man Arrested For Robbing Ex-Employer In Ogun
The suspect
Michael-Azeez Ogunsiji
ABEOKUTA - Police in Ogun State have arrested a 27year-old Ebuka Everest for robbing and inflicted various degree of injuries on his ex- employer, Mrs. Theresa Nnamdi.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said, the suspect was arrested following a distress call received by policemen at Mowe division that armed robbers have invaded the house of Mrs. Theresa Nnamdi at Association Estate opposite Jehova Witness Church in Mowe and held the occupants of the house hostage.

Oyeyemi explained that, upon receiving the distress call, the DPO Mowe division, SP Marvis Jayeola mobilized his anti-robbery team and moved to the scene, cordoned off the house and subsequently arrested one Ebuka Everest who have stabbed the woman on her right hand before tying her legs with rope and covered her mouth with cloth which he tore from her bedsheet.

He said the suspect who worked in the fish farm of his victim before he was sacked due to his shady character first went to the fish farm where he stabbed the farm manager severally before coming to attack the woman in her house, and forced her to transfer the sum of #40,000 to his account.

The suspect equally ransacked the woman’s room and made away with her laptop, the sum of #5,000 cash, phones and other valuable before he was arrested by the police with the help of members of the public.

"On interrogation, the suspect claimed to have worked with the victim for 4 months and that he was living with the family throughout that period.

"He stated further that his problem started when he was duped of his four months’ salary by an online scammer who promised to help him travel abroad but ended up collecting his four months salary and blocked him online.

"In order to have some money with him, he went to the farm, stole some items, but was caught by the manager who reported him to their boss and got sacked immediately.

"It was that annoyance that made the suspect to first went to attack the farm manager before coming for the madam.
Recovered from him are a knife, broken bottle, the rope he used to tie the victim legs, phones, laptop and other items he stole in the house."

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Bashir Makama has ordered the transfer of the suspect to State Criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation and prosecution.

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