The Osun State Police Command has arrested a 27-year-old man, Abdulazeez Tunde Ibrahim for swindling a car dealer and paying the sum of N2,650 for a Toyota Camry valued at N2,650,000, in Osogbo.
The Osun State Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode while addressing journalists said immediately the case was reported to the command by a car dealer, Kazeem Ogunjobi, detectives swung into action and the Toyota Camry car was recovered in a painter’s workshop in Iwo.
Olokode said the shop belonged to one Olayinka Bashiru and that he was already changing the colour of the car from green to gold as he was instructed by Abdulazeez.
The Osun police boss however stated that the suspect will be charged to court after the completion of investigation into the case.
Abdulazeez while being paraded by the Police Command on Friday also disclosed that on Saturday, November 26, he met a car dealer and after negotiating the price of a Toyota Camry car arrived at an agreed sum of N2,650,000:00.
The suspect also revealed that he later transferred the sum of N2,650 to his First Bank account of the car dealer.
According to him; “Unknowingly to him, he gave me the documents of the paper and I left.
“On Friday last week, the police came to my house to arrest me and I took them to where the car was.
“I have already taken the car to a painter in Iwo and I instructed him to change the colour of the car from green to gold.”