POLICE ARREST DRIVER, GUARANTOR, OTHER FOR STEALING VEHICLE THREE WEEKS AFTER EMPLOYMENT
Published by Streetwise Magazine
The Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a driver, Ortema Paul, his guarantor, Iorfa Paul alongside Ojo Solomon who was contracted to locate and disable the tracker in a vehicle within the Ojodu axis of Lagos.
In a press statement e-signed and released to the National Association of Online Security News Publishers, NAOSNP by the Command’s Spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin stated that, “Detectives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a driver, Ortema Paul ‘m’ aged 41 within the Ojodu axis of Lagos State while on his way to sell off his employer’s 2021 Toyota Hilux pickup van for Twenty Million Naira.”
According to the statement, “The suspect was arrested on August 9, 2022 alongside his guarantor, Iorfa Paul ‘m’ aged 40 and Ojo Solomon ‘m’ aged 29 who was contracted to locate and disable the tracker in the vehicle.”
All the suspects were arrested together in the vehicle while trying to sell it. The vehicle was bought brand new and is just three weeks old.
The arrest followed the launching of a swift investigation into the matter immediately a report of the stealing was received. Suspects will be arraigned at the end of investigation.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Abiodun Alabi, fdc assures residents of Lagos that the Command will continue to work towards the decimation of crime and criminality in the Centre of Excellence.