Police arrest another Rivers serial rapist
The Rivers State police has arrested another suspected serial rapist, Favour Ibama in Port Harcourt.
The police said the suspect, a father of four, allegedly rapes and steals from some women in the state.
The state police command spokesman, SP Nnamdi Omoni, disclosed this on Thursday while parading the suspect at the command’s headquarters in Port Harcourt.
According to Onomi, the suspect case is similar to that of the famous serial rapist, David West, just that he didn’t kill the women but only drugged, raped and stole their valuables.
Onomi said the suspect was arrested at a popular supermarket in the Ada George area of Port Harcourt, where one of his victims identified him and raised alarm.
The police spokesman said, “What happened was that this young man, Favour Ibama, from Bakana in the Degema Local Government Area, is a serial rapist. He was arrested in connection with several cases of rape committed in different hotels.
“His case is akin to the girls David West (a convict) killed in hotels. In this particular case, he didn’t kill them; he only drugged, raped and stole their valuables.
“So, in one of the cases, luck ran out on him when one of the victims identified him at a supermarket and raised the alarm. He was arrested and taken to the Ada George Police Station.
“Of course he admitted that he actually committed the offence, but denied raping other girls as alleged.”
Four of the suspect’s victims, who were unanimous in their stories, claimed Ibama took them to different hotels and they became unconscious after taking drinks he bought for them.
According to the ladies, when they regained consciousness, they discovered that he had slept with them and fled with their money and other valuables.