Brave Ondo man fights robber attempting to rape wife

The police in Ondo state have arrested one Tosin Omoniyi while attempting to rape a woman after robbing her family of valuables in their house at Idanre community in the Idanre Local Government Area of the state.

The suspect allegedly entered into the apartment through the window around 1am and dispossessed the couple of their money and other valuables.

Spokesperson of the state police command, Mrs Funmilayo Odunlami, who paraded the suspect, said he would soon be charged to court.

The PPRO said, “It was in the process of trying to rape the wife of the man that he (husband) summoned courage and descended on the accused, apprehended the robber with the help of neighbours, and dispossessed him of his gun.”

Odunlami also stated that the suspect’s 55-year-old mother, Mrs Tale Akinlabi, was arrested for allegedly helping him to keep stolen items.

The police spokesperson said the suspects would soon be charged to court.

When interrogated, Omoniyi, who claimed to be a commercial motorcyclist, said he operated alone and had successfully robbed many people in the town.