Lagos police nab two suspects for car theft three months after release from prison

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By Eniola Daniel

28 July 2022   |   3:55 am

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested two suspected car thieves along Egbeda Road, after they snatched a Toyota Corolla 2000 model marked: LND-664-GF.

Car theft suspects

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested two suspected car thieves along Egbeda Road, after they snatched a Toyota Corolla 2000 model marked: LND-664-GF.

 

The suspects: 36-year-old Abiodun Nurudeen and 45-year-old Anthony Richard were nabbed at about 1:30.a.m. on Sunday, July 24.

 

They  were released on May 5, 2022, and June 4, 2022, respectively from Ikoyi Correctional facility. The Lagos State Police Spokesperson,  Benjamin Hundeyin, said preliminary investigation revealed that the vehicle was snatched around Lekki, Lagos State.

 

“While an investigation is ongoing, the owner of the vehicle is hereby urged to come forward with proof of ownership to claim the vehicle. Suspects would be arraigned at the conclusion of the investigation.

“The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi,  has assured Lagosians that the Command would continue to do everything possible to ensure  safety and security of all residents, “ he added.

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