A 22-year-old car wash attendant identified as, Issa Muhammed has been arrested by the Operatives of the Police Rapid Response Squad in Lagos for disappearing with a customer’s vehicle.
Muhammed reportedly absconded with the car just three days after his employment in the Isheri area of Lagos State.
SP Benjamin Hundeyin, who confirmed the arrest in a statement on Tuesday said the suspect was arrested after he ran away with a 2012 Toyota Camry handed over to him for cleaning.
The command’s spokesperson said, “The suspect was arrested on Sunday in the Agege area of Lagos State where he parked the car to link up with a buyer.
“Preliminary investigations reveal that the car was handed over to the suspect three hours earlier by the owner in preparation for a family outing later in the afternoon.
“Muhammed, who was employed at the car wash three days before the incident, had removed the number plate of the car and discarded all identities linking the car to its owner immediately he arrived Agege.”