The Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested a 50-year-old man, Joseph Godfrey, for allegedly luring unsuspecting female jobseekers to a hotel and sexually assaulting them.
A statement by the spokesman for the command, AsinimButswat, said the suspect was apprehended by operatives in Yenagoa on Monday.
It stated that Godfrey usually claimed to be a worker at the Government House, Yenagoa, while promising his victims jobs.
The statement read, “Operatives of SWAT, Bayelsa State Command, have arrested one Joseph Godfrey, 50, for luring unsuspecting female jobseekers to a hotel and sexually assaulting them.
“The suspect usually disguised as a worker at the Government House, Yenagoa, and lured his victims with the promise of job opportunities.
“He ran out of luck on October 10, 2022, around 1pm, when one of the girls raised the alarm and he was arrested at Opolo, Yenagoa.”
The police command said the suspect was being interrogated and investigation was in progress.