Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 21-year-old man identified as Temple Samuel for stealing his boss’s Lexus ES 330 car.

The suspect was arrested by officers from the Lagos Rapid Response Squad, according to a statement from the police PR officer Benjamin Hundeyin.

Hundeyin said Samuel was arrested along with three others in the Ogba area of ​​the state.

He identified those arrested with the suspect, including 32-year-old Benjamin Bassey, 29-year-old Chukwuemeka Okorie, and 37-year-old Joshua Agboche, who had conspired with him to sell the car.

The statement read: “Investigations revealed that the suspect who works at his boss’s car wash in Egbeda drove the car in the middle of the night, carrying his boss’s iPhone X and iPhone 13 to Bassey’s house in Ikeja. He also fraudulently transferred N75,000 from his boss’s account.

“The suspect had perfected plans to use the proceeds from the sale of the car and other valuables he had stolen to process his trip abroad.

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“In the meantime, Police Commissioner CP Abiodun Alabi has ordered the matter to be turned over to the State CID, Panti for further investigation and prosecution.”

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