A Security man attached to Halogen Security Services Limited, Lagos,
Joseph Aba, 27, who allegedly stole a Hyundai Accent Car valued at N5m
at Phase 3 Communication Nigeria Limited office,Victoria Island, has
been arrested at Iyana Oworo area of the state.
Aba allegedly stole the car the same day he was employed. He was
arrested at Iyana Oworo bus stop area after the car suddenly stopped on
his way to Benue State.
According to the police, the incident occurred on 30 September, 2017.
The police further alleged that after all workers of the company had
closed for the day, the suspect entered the office’s reception to picked
the key to the Hyundai car and stole one HP Laptop valued at N124,000.
But unknown to the suspect, the car was fitted with security gadgets.
During interrogation, the suspect confessed that he stole the car to
use it for commercial purpose in Benue State or sell it off and use the
money to start his life.
Aba was arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrate Court, Lagos on a one
count charge of stealing. The accused however pleaded not guilty to the
alleged crime and Chief Magistrate Mrs A.O Komolafe admitted him on
bail in the sum of N2.5m with two surties in like sum.