Two Drivers Arrested For Stealing Their Master’s Car In Onitsha, Anambra State


 Two Drivers Arrested For Stealing Their Master’s Car In Onitsha, Anambra State


The Nigeria police have arrested two drivers for allegedly stealing a car belonging to their master in Onitsha, Anambra state.


According to The Nation, the suspects Ifeanyi Jude and Okwudili Okoli were said to be the drivers attached to a traditional ruler in the commercial city of the state and they planned to steal the car where it was parked in the monarch’s residence


Police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the crime act and said the arrests were made by police detectives attached to Central Police Station Onitsha in collaboration with Federal Highway Patrol team attached to Enugu State Police Command.

He also added that the case was being investigated.

According to Mohammed, “Suspect has conspired with one Okwudili Okoli, 30, and stolen a Toyota Corolla car with Registration Number HRH -01-NEN belonging to His Royal Highness, Igwe of Adazi Ani Community, Robert Nwankwo in his compound at No.1 Niger Drive GRA Onitsha.

“Suspects who are all drivers attached to the Igwe initially denied having any knowledge of such incident when the vehicle was stolen until the principal suspect Ifeanyi Jude was intercepted with the vehicle along Nsukka road Enugu State before he confessed and also indicted his accomplice”.


Mohammed added, “Consequently, following Intelligence report a Lexus Es 300 car with registration number ENU 654 NX stolen from one Okafor Cyril Chima of No.4 Oforma street Enugu was also recovered at No.5 Achalla street Nkpor by police detectives attached to Ogidi Division.

“Vehicle was stolen at the complainant’s residence. Effort is being intensified to get the suspect arrested and bring him to Justice.”

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