A man, who had been hiding under social media platforms to rape and rob unsuspecting ladies in FESTAC area of Lagos State has been arrested by the police .
The suspect, Faloseyi (surname withheld) however attributed the act to his wife and children’s ailment.
Faloseyi was reportedly tracked by two of his victims ,before he was arrested by the police.
Atinuke, the last victim of the suspect told Lagos Metro that Faloseyi invited her to a phoney birthday party in FESTAC and took advantage of the situation to sleep with her.
The victim also said that the suspect made her to drink alcohol and got intoxicated, before committing the act.
“It was my cousin that actually knew him . He lied to my cousin that he was a bank manager in Abuja,” Atinuke said.
She added that “on the day of the incident, she called my cousin that he was coming to Lagos for a birthday party, but my cousin was not around.”
Atinuke also said “my cousin called me to go and see him in FESTAC and he took me to a hotel, where he told me that the birthday party would take place.”
She also added “when we were at the hotel, he gave me a drink but I told him that I don’t take alcohol, but he lied to me that the drink did not contain alcohol.
“I took the drink and slept off and when I woke up, I discovered that he had slept with me and when I confronted him, he begged me. He later stole my phones and ATM card,” Atinuke explained.
The suspect confessed to have committed the offence, but blamed it on his desire to raise money for the hospital bill of his wife and son ,who had been in the hospital for three weeks.
He said: ‘I promised her N30,000 before we got to the hotel. It was while we were at the hotel that my wife called me to get the money for her hospital treatment.
“It was at this point that I decided to take her phones and ATM.”
The state Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni, confirmed the arrest of the suspect to Lagos Metro.