Tope Owoeye, Whom Many People Thought Was A Police Officer
Written by Noble People Team on 27 July 2020
The identity of the man who was loudly heard in a viral video molesting a lady in Ibadan few weeks ago has been exposed. He is Tope Owoeye, a police informant.
Tope Owoeye, whom many people thought was a police officer in the viral video, was seen on camera harassing the lady, who claimed to have graduated from the University of Ibadan.
Unknown to many, Tope is a police informant but parades himself as a police officer attached to the Abba Kyari led team of the Inspector General of Police Monitoring Team, known as IRT.
During the humiliation on camera, Tope was heard loudly asking the lady unprofessional questions in the video, “Where is the man that deflowered you; you wouldn’t agree if I woo you
He is well known in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, and in some of the neighbouring states for his link with top kidnap kingpins and armed robbers having been speculated to be a cultist during his student days at Federal Polytechnic, Offa, where he claims to have studied accounting.
Tope Owoeye, known in the social circles, as Wyclef, a name he got from the popular American hip-hop artist, Wyclef Jean, is often found in the company of artistes.
The police informant was so boastful of himself and his nickname in the viral video that he kept asking the robbery suspect if he has heard of him in the past.
Tope frequents gatherings of local musicians and artistes from where he gathers information which passes on to assist the police track undesirable elements in the society.
He is said not to have a visible means of livelihood aside from being an informant, and an ex cultist whom many people believe exposed him to know many criminals in his area of jurisdiction. When probed, he claims to be based in London where he does his business.
Tope is also said to own a hotel that is not doing well in Ibadan as part of his cover up foe his invisible source of living large.
Reports just coming in reveals that Tope and his other police informant, who were on the run have been apprehended and detained alongside their other two accomplices that were estlier arrested and detained at Zone II, Police headquarters, in Onikan, Lagos, based on the orders of Inspector General of Police, for their involvement in the humiliation of the young girl in Ibadan, whose video went viral.
Tope Owoeye, it will be recalled, was caught on camera assaulting a young lady, in Ibadan, who was with an armed robbery suspect when the police bursted him in his house.