A 24-year-old man, Aondaofa Chanzer of Karshi development area, Nasarawa state has been arrested by operatives of the Nigerian Police for stealing his father’s Toyota Sienna Bus.
The State’s Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ramhan Nansel, made this known on Monday.
Nansel said the suspect sold the stolen car at the rate of N1.4million to one Sunday Ola, a resident of Kurudu, FCT, Abuja who has also been arrested.
“On 13/4/2023 at about 0700hrs, a complaint was lodged at Karshi Division that one Aondofa Chanzer ‘m’ 24 years took away a Toyota Sienna Bus with registration number Abuja ABC 714 FQ belonging to his father to unknown destination, and all efforts to reach him or recover the vehicle proved abortive.
“Upon the receipt of the report, police detectives attached to Karshi Division led by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), CSP Nnamdi David Udubor launched a discreet investigation into the case.
“Consequently, on 22/4/2023 the culprit was trailed and arrested in his hideout at Karu village.
“When the suspect was interviewed on the whereabout of the vehicle, he confessed to have sold the vehicle to one Sunday Ola of Kurudu, FCT, Abuja at the rate of(N1,400,000) One million and four hundred thousand naira, and led the police to FCT where the receiver of the vehicle was apprehended and the vehicle recovered”.
Nansel added that the Commissioner of Police, CP Maiyaki Baba has ordered for the suspects to be charged to court upon conclusion of investigation.