An Uber driver, Ademola QUadri, and two others have been arrested by males of the Lagos state police command for elevating false alarm on automobile snatching with the intent to cowl up their crime, Igbere TV studies.
Bala Elkana, spokesperson of the Lagos state police command in a press release launched at the moment Sunday July seventh, mentioned on Monday July 1st, Quadri made a complain on the Igando Police Station, that three armed males snatched his Toyata Corrolla Saloon automobile with registration no: SMK 732 BR, property of Pinehill Leasing Ltd. The automobile was leased to him for the aim of utilizing it for his transportation enterprise.
The Igando Divisional Police Officer, CSP Taiwo Kasumu suspecting one thing sinister, started investigating the calls Quadri made and textual content messages he obtained previous to reporting the theft on the station.
Investigations by the police confirmed he obtained a financial institution alert of N560ok on his telephone with a observe up message from an nameless particular person demanding to have the automobile since an element fee has been made.
The police confronted Quadri the data accessible to them and he confessed to promoting off the automobile with the intent of utilizing the cash he realised to journey to Canada for greener pastures.
He led detectives to Ijegun space of Ikotun the place the purported snatched automobile was stored pending full fee. The police arrested two different suspects specifically, Uche Sunday, 32 years previous, the marketer who claimed to have negotiated the acquisition of the automobile on-line and one different, identify withheld, suspected to be an harmless purchaser.
Bala mentioned the suspects could be charged to courtroom quickly.