Operatives of the Lagos Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested a 21-year-old identified as Temple Samuel for stealing his boss’ Lexus ES 330 car.
The suspect was arrested in the Ogba area of Lagos State alongside three others, namely Benjamin Bassey aged 32, Chukwuemeka Okorie aged 29, and Joshua Agboche aged 37, who had conspired with him to sell the car.
NigeriaCrime.com learned that revealed that Temple Samuel who works in his boss’ car wash at Egbeda drove the car away in the middle of the night, with his boss’ iPhone X and iPhone 13 to Bassey’s house in Ikeja. He also fraudulently transferred N75,000 from his boss’ account.
Confirming the arrest of the suspects, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, Police Public Relations Officer,Lagos State Command said the suspect had perfected plans to use the proceeds of the sales of the car and other valuables he stole to process his traveling out of the country.
In the meantime, Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, has directed that the case be transferred to the State CID, Panti for further investigations and prosecution.