23-year-old girl arrested for stealing a Jeep, phones worth N1m


A team of detectives, led by the Divisional Police Officer, Ikeja Police Station, CSP Gbenga Ogunsaki, has arrested one Miss Deborah Nwachukwu, 23, for stealing a Toyota jeep, cash and items worth N1 million.

DSP Bala Elkana, the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), said this in a statement released to newsmen on Sunday.

According to Elkana, the suspect is an indigene of Abia and resided at No. 19 Irewale Street, Ipade Area, Lagos.

He further explained that Nwachukwu stole the Toyota Jeep, two Samsung S10, wrist watch, designer perfume and some cash from one Mr Patrick at MKO Street, off Toyin Street, Ikeja.

“Patrick (the complainant) met Nwachukwu at Shoprite in Ikeja selling some cleaning products for a company around the shopping mall where he invited her to help render home service in cleaning his house for him.

“They agreed for N20,000 as payment for her service. However, Nwachukwu said that the invitation was not just for cleaning of the house but for sexual reasons.

“After the sexual intercourse, she noticed that the complainant was asleep and she quickly took his exotic times, some cash and his Jeep and escaped from the house after locking him up in the room.

“The suspect has been charged to court and remanded in correctional custody,” the DSP said.

In a related development, Elkana said that Police Patrol Team on routine patrol around Community Road, Akoka, spotted one Mr Binuye Femi, scaling the fence of a student hostel at No. 63 Community Road.

He said that Femi committed the act with intention to commit felony.


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