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Police Arrest Two Brothers For Allegedly Stealing Car In Lagos



Police Arrest Two Brothers For Allegedly Stealing Car In Lagos

The two suspects were arrested by men of Federal Highway patrol

The operative of the police command in Ogun state has arrested two brothers, Emanuel Nwachukwu 28 years and Sunday Nwachukwu, 24 years, for allegedly stealing a Toyota Camry car with registration number JJJ 661 GJ.

The two suspects were arrested by men of Federal Highway patrol while on their way to Imo state.

Ogun police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the two brothers were arrested by men of the Federal Highway patrol, who were on stop-and-search duty along the Lagos/Ibadan highway.

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According to Oyeyemi, the vehicle was stopped 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 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 have stolen the car from one Bello Muyideen Kolawole of Arobaba street, Idimu Lagos.

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On interrogation, 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.

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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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