For 11 years, Emmanuel Nwobilo AKA Ukunwayin, a native of Umuwankwo area of Abia State, allegedly carried out criminal activities of kidnapping, scam and rape, Punchng reports.
By his own admission, each time he was caught by the police, the case never got to court as he always found ways of getting himself off the hook. But when he landed in the net of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Abia State Police Command recently, he was made to chronicle his crime activities on camera.
Nwobilo explained that since 2006 when he had been actively involved in crime, he had raped up to 7 women. His gang operate by using tricycle riders to lure their victims.
According to him, every day, he gave N1,500 to each rider to fuel their tricycles and they use this to kidnap their victims or in some cases, use them to transport victims they intend to defraud.
He said, “I have been arrested many times in the past. But I usually settled the complainants. I have never been charged to court. I was once detained at the State Criminal Investigation Department in Umuahia on a case of a woman I defrauded of N50,000. I also raped the woman.
But when I was arrested, I begged for the case to be settled out of court and compensated the woman with N100,000. The case was closed and I was not charged to court.”
Nwobilo’s recent arrest is a result of defrauding another victim of N800,000, which he has also confessed to. Asked what he intended to do now that he had been recaptured by SARS, he explained that he was willing to pay back any of his victims who showed up.