One of the suspects was found n*ked on top of one of their victims when police broke into the apartment located at Ikpoba-Hill area
The suspects identified as Lucky Oni, Sylvester Ijeh and Patrick Achugbue were paraded at the police headquarters in Benin City.
Police said the trio used a room hired by Patrick as their operational base.
It was gathered the suspects’ mode of operation was for any of them to lure a lady to the base and after sleeping with her, others will take turn to do same with a promise to add more money to what was promised.
However, their trouble started when Lucky paid his victim N1,000 instead of N30,000 even after Patrick also have s*x with her.
Lucky was having s*x with another girl Sylvester lured to the base in the afternoon when police swooped on them.
Speaking to journalists when they were paraded at the state police command, Lucky denied r*ping the girl but admitted that his friend slept with her.
He said: “I picked a girl at Ramar Park. She demanded for N30,000 and I know I do not have such money, so I agreed. I accept that I will give her the money. I told her to follow me home. When we got to my house, I slept with her and I gave her N1,000. I did not know that she has other thing with my friend. My friend slept with her and gave her N2,000.
Sylvester added: “I met the girl at Ikpoba-Hill. I told her I will give her N30,000. I took her to my friend’s house at Ikpoba-hill. I deceived her that I will pay her after I slept with her in the morning. My friend here, Lucky entered the room and told the girl he would add money to it. He was on top of the girl when policemen stormed the house and arrested us. It was the first girl he slept with that brought policemen. I know I was not having money to give to her.”
The suspects, according to the state Police Commissioner, Babatunde Kokumo, would soon be charged to court.
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