Three alleged Murderous Car Snatchers who killed an UBER Driver , Morenikeji Stephen Oluwaniyi and dumped his body on a Flyover after stealing his Toyota Corolla saloon car, have been arrested by police in Lagos.
The three male suspects who were alleged to have gruesomely murdered the 27 years UBER driver, were nabbed by Detectives attached to the Meiran Police Division.
The suspects, Rilwan Nasiru, aged 27 years, Sodiq Taiwo, aged 23 and Oladimeji, aged 20 years, were said to have booked an UBER service online, lured the driver to Meiran area and strangled him to death.
According to the Lagos police Command spokesman, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, the suspects after committing the dastardly act dumped his body on the Abule Egba bridge, along the Lagos/Abeokuta Expressway and made away with his Toyota Corolla Saloon car with Reg. No. KSF 830 GX.
He said following a report by victim’s fiancée at the Police Division on 6th September, 2021, detectives immediately put in motion investigation mechanisms which led to the arrest of the suspects at their hideouts, and recovery of the stolen car.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, who was said to have been pleased with the breakthrough , directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for further investigation and prosecution
CP Odumosu was said to have commiserated with the victim’s family and assured them that no stone would be left unturned to diligently prosecute the case.
He further admonishes UBER drivers and others operating a similar business to be security conscious always and be wary of those patronizing them.