Ogun police arrest two brothers for stealing car in Idimu - The People's Voice


Thursday, December 1, 2022

Ogun police arrest two brothers for stealing car in Idimu

By Yetunde Oluwo, Abeokuta

Men of Ogun State Police Command Eleweran Abeokuta has arrested two brothers Emanuel Nwachukwu 28 years and Sunday Nwachukwu 24 years for stealing a Toyota Camry car with registration number JJJ 661 GJ while on their way taking the said vehicle to Imo state. 

The Police Command spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement in Abeokuta on Thursday said 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 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 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.

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

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