This Driver stole Vehicle from his boss in Lekki, Just 2 Weeks after he was Employed

toyota-siennaPM News is reporting that a 26 year old driver stole his employer’s minivan just 2 weeks after he was employed.

What Happened?
The police at Ilasan division, Lekki, Lagos, western Nigeria, have arrested a driver named Stephen allegedly stealing his employer’s Toyota Sienna SUV valued at N5m and drove it to Kwara State, North Central Nigeria to look for a buyer for it just two weeks after he was employed.
The police alleged that the incident occurred on 18 January, 2016 in Agungi, Lekki, Lagos when the suspect was sent on an errand by his employer, Mr Akinola.

How He was Caught

He was caught by Kwara State Police while driving around looking for a buyer.

True Confessions
During interrogation, according to the police, the suspect from Cross River State, Southsouth Nigeria, allegedly confessed to the police that he stole the vehicle from his employer in Lagos to go and sell and use the proceeds to build a house for his parents in the village who have no accommodation.

The suspect was arraigned before an Igbosere magistrates’ court Lagos on a two-count charge of felony to with, stealing.

The case is adjourned until 15 February, 2016. The defendant was taken to Ikoyi Prison Lagos pending when he will perfect his bail conditions.

13 Comments on This Driver stole Vehicle from his boss in Lekki, Just 2 Weeks after he was Employed
  • czar January 29, 2016 at 11:43 pm

    kpele na ur name @the thifa

  • ATL’s finest January 30, 2016 at 12:28 am

    Awww my heart broke when I read his parents didn’t have an accommodation in the Village. Stealing isn’t worth jail time but for him for be doing it for that reason, I think he is smart enough to get a better job, or work at a shop to be a roof over their head.

    • Olu January 30, 2016 at 2:47 am

      He said that bs to solicit sympathy from you.

    • aurora January 30, 2016 at 11:13 am

      It’s a LIE. All Nigerian thieves always have a sob story. Mother in the village, to pay school fees and the all time favourite, the devil made me do it. Its so ridiculous! It’s all to elicit sympathy from people like you. Mscheew.

      • Nana January 30, 2016 at 12:49 pm

        All thieves worldwide always have something sympathetic to say to justify their actions; not just Nigerian thieves as you mentioned.

  • Honeycrown January 30, 2016 at 12:49 am

    “….. allegedly stealing his employers Toyota Sienna SUV valued at N5m…..”
    Wrong and irrelevant information in the same sentence:
    1. Toyota Sienna isn’t even a SUV
    2. Why is the value relevant In the matter at hand?

    • Genuissamizi February 1, 2016 at 8:32 am

      It is an suv the model he stole

  • Opinion January 30, 2016 at 1:02 am

    Really???? How about working hard and making pay to rent them a roof to begin with? This is how we allow criminals manipulate our emotions. Someone wants to use someone else’s hard work to make quick money and you feel sorry for him? Many of our issues in Nigeria stems from being impatient and wanting the easy way out…..his boss might not even own his or her own home.

  • cos I say so January 30, 2016 at 7:29 am

    So that you know the type of sienna that was stolen
    NNa you guys can pick apart some irrelevant things sha
    When anybody is caught doing something illegal, they come up with a sob story as to why they did it, his motive for getting that job was to steal that car and I would not be surprised if this isnt his first time… imagine just 2weeks into the job
    Please I need a driver, where do I get one that wont steal my overused, loved to death, stable toyota matrix? With all the years I have used that kabubukabu car eh, if anybody steals it, my life will shut down for a while

  • Clarence January 30, 2016 at 8:27 am

    Why is the picture of the driver not published? This is the problem with this country . We leave the important things and dwell on the mundane. Should he be free, how will the public know to steer clear from him so someone else dosent fall victim?

  • Funmie January 30, 2016 at 9:41 am

    That is why background checks must be done and complete before hiring.

  • Amebo January 31, 2016 at 9:32 pm

    Hmmmm, I wonder what would happen if we all had to steal cars to buy houses?……..just a thought.

  • hmmm February 1, 2016 at 4:52 pm

    r u trying to say a hard earned salary could not pay for rent for his aged parents so he had to steal………..stealing is always wrong

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