The Lagos state police command have arrested Ogundoju Olalekan pictured above for attempting to steal the car of an Uber driver in the Maroko axis of the state.
A statement from the state police command’s
spokesperson, Chike Oti, says the Anti crime patrol team of Maroko
Police Station in Lagos state led by the Divisional Police Officer, CSP
Isah Abdulmajid, were on crime prevention patrol when they came across
one Ogadinma Ikeagu, crying for help. He narrated that his Toyota
Corolla saloon car, with registration number KJA 69 FE, had just been
snatched by two passengers he picked at the African Shrine.
DPO took the driver in his patrol vehicle and they drove in the same
direction taken by the thieves while escaping with the car. Fortunately
for the distressed Uber Driver, the Police team was able to intercept
the car within Victoria Island.
Although one of the thieves
escaped, the team arrested Olalekan who resides at no.14 Shomorin
street, Ifako Gbagada. He was immediately searched and two wooden
prototypes of berratta pistols were recovered from him.
On interrogation, he confessed to have committed the crime.