Police in Ogun State on the 30th of November 2022, arrested two brothers, Emanuel Nwachukwu, 28 and Sunday Nwachukwu, 24, for stealing a Toyota Camry car with registration number JJJ 661 GJ while on their way taking the said vehicle to Imo State.
The two suspects were arrested by men of Federal Highway patrol, who were on ‘Stop and Search duty along the 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 vehicle and took to their heels.
They were chased and apprehended by the policemen, who then took them to Ewu-Oliwo Divisional headquarters for interrogation.
The two brothers, who live at No 2 , Onifade Street, Fagba, Lagos State, confessed to having stolen the car from one Bello Muyideen Kolawole of Arobaba Street, Idimu Lagos.
Upon their confession, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Ewu-Oliwo Division, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSO) 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, CP Lanre Bankole, has directed that the two suspects be transferred to State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Departments (SCIID), for onward transfer to Lagos state Command, where the crime was initially committed.BEWARE All Rights Reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or part without prior express written permission from Juliana Francis