17-year-old female student of the Osun State University, Ikire campus, identified as Victory Ehiremen has robbed a man of 1.5 million naira after luring him from Lagos to Osun state.
This was disclosed by the Osun State police command spokesperson, SP Yemisi Opalola, on Wednesday, July 12, 2023, in Osogbo, while parading the teenager alongside her boyfriend, Ayobami Ariyo.
Opalola said the victim was lured to Ikire in Irewole Local Government Area by the teenager, on June 28, 2023.
According to her, the girl arranged with other suspects and allegedly robbed the man of his phone, which they used to transfer N1.5 million from his bank account.
“On June 28, at about 1.30 p.m, a complainant reported at Ikire Police Division that he met one girl (name withheld) on social media and they started chatting.
“He added that he was later invited to come to Osun from Lagos State by the girl.
“He stated further that when he came to Ikire, the girl lured him to her boyfriend’s house where he met some unscrupulous elements who attacked him and collected his phone, which they used to transfer the sum of N1.5 million from his account,” she said.
The police spokesperson added that immediately the case was reported, police detectives swung into action and arrested the suspect and one Ariyo Ayobami at their hideout.
She said preliminary investigation also led to the arrest of another accomplice, while efforts were on to arrest other suspects.
Opalola also said officers of the command on July 10 arrested two suspects in Ilorin, Kwara, in possession of a car stolen at gunpoint from a complainant’s residence in Osun.
She said that the victim on May 11, reported that he was attacked by three men, armed with guns and other dangerous weapons at his residence.