A car washer, one Issa Muhammed, has been caught in Lagos in the course of selling Toyota Camry belonging to a customer.
Muhammed had been in the employ of the car wash operator located at Isheri area of the state for only three days when he made away with the said car.
The thieving employee went on to remove all identifications linking the car to the owner and was prospecting for buyer.
It was in the course, the long arm of the law caught him at Agege on Sunday, September 9.
The 22-year-old was said to have gone to the area to meet a potential buyer.
This was related via a statement the state Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin released.
It partly read, “The suspect, Issa Muhammed, was arrested on Sunday, September 9, 2023, in the Agege area of Lagos State where he parked the car to link up with a buyer.
“Preliminary investigations revealed 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.
“Mohammed, 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 in Agege.”