The police in Lagos have reacted to the news of a man who defrauded his female guest in a hotel in Owerri, Imo state. The purported pictures of the suspect and his victim had circulated the internet. According to internet reports, the man, identified only as Emeka, laced his victim’s drink with drugs and after which he fleeced her money and other valuables.
But, two days after the story broke, the police alerted the same suspect was arraigned for similar offences in August.
“After his arrest, he (the suspect) arraigned before the Yaba Magistrate Court on August 17, 2022 and thereafter remanded at Ikoyi Correctional Facility. The court subsequently granted him bail. Next date of hearing is January 24, 2023,” Ben Hundeyin, the spokesperson for the police said.
In a report sighted by TheCornet, the 36-year-old suspect, named Ifeanyi Ezennaya, was initially arrested and arraigned for robbing six women of their iPhones. His modus operandi, as said, was to drug his victims before dispossessing them of their belongings.