Two brothers arrested for stealing customer’s Camry at car wash


Police operatives in Ogun State have arrested two brothers – 28 years old Emmanuel Nwachukwu and 24 years old Sunday Nwachukwu – for stealing a Toyota Camry car with registration number JJJ 661 GJ while taking the said vehicle to Imo State.

The two suspects, according to the spokesman of the police in Ogun State, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, were arrested on November 30, 2022 by men of the 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.

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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.

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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