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Ogun Police arrest two for stealing car in Lagos

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The Police in Ogun State have arrested one Kenneth Akpa and his colleague, Adebayo Michael for allegedly snatching a car in Lagos State.

The police had been informed that the stolen Toyota Camry (2008 model) was sighted at a mechanic workshop in Iperu, the hometown of Governor Dapo Abiodun.

While making efforts to fix the car, the DPO of Iperu police division was said to have quickly mobilized his men to the scene where the two suspects were arrested and the vehicle with registration number, MUS 599 GV, was recovered.

The Ogun State police image maker, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said on Tuesday that the owner of the stolen car, one James John Ushahemba of Ahoyaya Lagos was invited to Iperu.

In his statement at the police station, the car owner had explained that he was attacked in his home on Monday, December 20, at about 1:30 am by two armed men.

Oyeyemi quoted him as saying that β€œthe robbers stole his Toyota Corolla car, three different phones and a cash sum of N30,000 at gun point. It was the vehicle that was sighted in Iperu through technical investigation.”

DAILY POST learnt that the State Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, after ordering that preliminary investigation be conducted, said the case would be forwarded to Lagos command for prosecution.