Armed car snatcher arrested while attempting to steal Uber car in Lagos
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.
The 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.