21-year-old steals boss’ car, phones, plans to relocation abroad

The accomplices

CITIZENS COMPASS– A mild drama played out in Ogba area of Lagos State, when 21-year-old Temple Samuel put up his boss’ car, Lexus ES 330, for sale with a plan to use the proceeds to relocate abroad.

He was arrested with three accomplices, namely Benjamin Bassey aged 32, Chukwuemeka Okorie aged 29 and Joshua Agboche aged 37.

SP Benjamin Hundeyin, Spokesperson, Lagos State Police Command, disclosed this in a statement, on Wednesday, August 30, 2022.

“Investigation revealed that the suspect 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 equally fraudulently transferred N75,000 from his boss’ account.

“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.”

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