A 29-year-old car wash attendant identified as Mohammed Chado, has been arrested by the Police in Abuja for selling a year 2000 model of Toyota Camry that a client brought to him to wash.
He allegedly made away with the car and sold it for N450,000 which he reportedly used to sponsor his wedding.
The Commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory, Sadiq Bello told newsmen:
“Chado was arrested at Batafe village in Niger State where he was hiding after he sold a Toyota Camry 2000 model that was given to him for washing.
“He escaped with it, sold it for N450,000 and used the money to marry a wife. The stolen car has been recovered.”
Confessing to the crime, Chado disclosed that he spent N300,000 on his wedding and expended the balance on feeding and other needs.
“I sold the car for N450,000 and spent N300,000 on the wedding; I gave the money to my family to buy the needed wedding items, then I spent the balance on feeding myself for one year.”