From Tunde Osho – Abeokuta
Police in Ogun State on the yesterday 30th of November 2022 arrested two brothers Emanuel Nwachukwu 28 years and Sunday Nwachukwu 24years 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 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.
Ogun police command spokesman, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the story to The SUPREME in a statement said, “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.