Police nab man for ‘car theft’ in Ebonyi

Police nab man for ‘car theft’ in Ebonyi
A 41-year-old man named Christian Onyiagha has been arrested by the Police Command in Ebonyi for allegedly specialising in car theft in the region.

SP The command also seized a stolen car from the suspect, according to Chris Anyanwu, the command's spokesman, who told newsmen on Friday in Abakaliki.

Anyanwu voiced concern over the state's growing motorbike and auto theft trend and encouraged those responsible to stop.

“The Command has arrested one Onyiagha Christian, male, aged 41 and resident at No. 9 Ejiofor Street Abakaliki.

“Onyiagha specializes in stealing vehicles parked at the market parking lot and other public places in the state.

“The hoodlum was arrested by eagle-eyed detectives attached to B Division, Kpirikpiri, while on the prowl of the market square.

“He was caught red-handed in the process of struggling to start a black Toyota Vibe Pontiac Jeep with Reg No AE 804 MBR.

“The owner of the vehicle, Blessing Isu of No 23 Ndiarua Housing Estate Abakaliki, parked it at the kpririkpiri Market Motor Park and went inside the market to buy some things.

“A bunch of assorted keys believed to be implements of his criminal act was recovered from the said suspect.

“In a bid to start and zoom off with the vehicle, the suspect damaged the ignition of the Jeep,” Anyanwu stated.
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