Police arrest driver for stealing, 3 days after employment

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By Christopher Oji

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a driver, Ortema Paul , 41, at Ojodu axis of the State while on his way to sell his employer’s 2021 Toyota Hilux pickup van.

The suspect allegedly stole the vehicle three days after he was employed by his master.

According to the police, the suspect wanted to sell the vehicle N20 million.

Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer ( PPRO), SP Benjamin Hundeyin,”the suspect was arrested on August 9, alongside his guarantor, Iorfa Paul,40 ,and Ojo Solomon,29 ,who was contracted to locate and disable the tracker in the vehicle.

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“The arrest followed the launching of a swift investigation into the matter immediately a report of the stealing was received. The suspects will be arraigned at the end of investigation.

“Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, Mr. Abiodun Alabi, has assured residents of Lagos that the Command will continue to work towards the decimation of crime and criminality in the Centre of Excellence”.

 

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