A 41-year-old man has been arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Lagos State command, for snatching a Toyota Corolla car from its owner and attempting to sell it for N1 million in Ikorodu area of Lagos.
The suspect, a father of five, Ademola Adeyemo, and his fleeing partner in crime identified simply as T-Boy, boarded the car from Ikeja last September, to Ibadan. On the way, they ordered the driver out and zoomed off with the car. He was arrested seven months later at Car 45, Owode Onirin area of the state, at the verge of selling the stolen vehicle.
Narrating how he snatched the vehicle from its driver, the suspect said: “I told him I wanted to urinate. He stopped and also alighted to urinate. T-boy took over the steering and we zoomed off. After one week, I changed the colour from silver to wine. I parked the vehicle for one month and started looking for buyer…” Read more