Car washer arrested with stolen customer’s car in Ogun

Kazeem Olarenwaju, a car washer who was reported to have absconded with a customer’s car, a Toyota Venza with number APP 775 GB has been by men of the Police Command.

The suspects, according to a press statement issued by the police spokeman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi was when the DPO Idiroko division, CSP Shadrach Oriloye was on routine patrol with his men, and sighted the Toyota Venza car without number plate, driven in a suspicious manner. 

The statement further stated that the driver was flagged down, but instead of stopping, he started running away.

“He was hotly chased and apprehended. On searching the vehicle, it was discovered that the number plate of the vehicle was removed and kept in the car.

“On interrogation, he confessed that he was working with a car wash in Festac town State, and he was given the car by a customer to wash while the owner went to a nearby barbing saloon to have his hair cut. 

“Before the arrival of the owner of the car, the suspect who was in possession of the car key ran away with the car. He was on his way to the neighbouring Benin republic with the car when he was caught by the DPO and his men.

“Preliminary investigation revealed that the case was reported at Festac town police station by the owner of the car and the station has been on lookout for possible of the car”, the statement reads.

The Festac town police station has however been informed of the .
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered a thorough investigation into the past activities of the suspect before handing him over to for prosecution.

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