has apprehended nine men suspected to be part of a syndicate that
specialises in stealing vehicles. PUNCH Metro learnt that among the suspects include three brothers; Jeremiah Angbeye, Augustine Angbeye and Saviour Angbeye.
Public Relations Officer, Ngozi Braide, said the gang stole five exotic
cars from a car shop in Ajah, Lagos and took them to Akwa Ibom State.
through to Area J Command by Mr. Felix Vwamhi, that Kunech Group of
Companies, a car shop, was vandalised and the culprits broke into the
office of the Managing Director and stole the keys of two Toyota
Fortuner Sports Utility Vehicles 2012 model, two Toyota Camry 2011 model
and one Toyota Corolla 2011 model. All the vehicles were brand new and
they were driven away and the MD discovered that the security guard had
transferred the case to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. As
investigations continued, it was discovered that Jeremiah and his
brothers were at Ibadan, living in the house of one Sunday Odeh, a
suspect in the case as well.
Akpan in Akwa Ibom State. Akpan was the one that recruited the remaining
suspects and was also the one who was supposed to sell the vehicle and
give the three brothers N10m.”
owner of the company and also a logistics officer at the company, was an
was arrested, we discovered that he had chronic ulcer and we had to
quickly rush him to hospital. He is presently responding to treatment
and will soon be discharged,” she said.
night locked himself in a room and was sleeping when the gang members
stole the vehicles.
come in around 5am on that Saturday. The policeman was fast asleep. So,
he did not know when the five vehicles were removed,” he said.
unturned as all those involved in the crime, including Lawrence
Ebibitado and Chuks Osuagwu, were arrested and will soon be charged to
court,” she said.