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  • Updated: December 01, 2022

Ogun Police Arrests Brothers For Car Theft

Personnel of the Ogun State Police Command has arrested two brothers for theft.

The brothers; 28-year-old Emmanuel Nwachukwu and 24-year-old Sunday Nwachukwu were arrested on Wednesday, November 30, 2022, for stealing a Toyota Camry with registration number JJJ661GJ.

According to a statement signed by Abimbola Oyeyemi, the spokesperson of the Ogun Police Command, they were arrested as they attempted to drive the stolen car to Imo State.

"The two suspects were arrested by men of Federal Highway patrol, who were on stop and search duty along Lagos/Ibadan Expressway.

"The vehicle was stopped by the policemen for a routine check at about 11:30 pm, but while the officers were asking questions from one of them who drove the car, the two brothers who were the occupants suddenly abandoned the car and took to their heels.

"They were hotly chased and apprehended by the policemen, who there and then took them to Ewu-Oliwo Divisional headquarters for proper interrogation.

"On interrogation, the two brothers who live at No 2, Onifade street Fagba, Lagos confessed to having stolen the car from one Bello Muyideen Kolawole of Arobaba Street, Idimu Lagos. 

"Upon their confession, the DPO Ewu-Oliwo Division, CSP Toyosi Bello, quickly got in touch with the said owner, who confirmed that the two brothers were working at a car wash very close to his shop and that he took the car to the place for wash, only for the two brothers to run away with it."

The Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, has also directed that the two suspects be transferred to State Criminal Investigation Departments, for onward transfer of the case to Lagos State Command, where the crime was originally committed.

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