The Ogun state police command have arrested a motorcycle rider, David Fashina, who allegedly stole two phones from a man in Abeokuta, Ogun State, while wearing a police uniform..
The state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, said the incident happened on August 8.
According to Nigerian Tribune, the victim, one Dr Eniola, reported to the police that he was robbed of his two phones by a syndicate of two, one of whom was dressed in a police uniform.
In the course of investigation, the suspects were arrested and the phones were recovered from them. Speaking with newsmen, Fashina, from Ekiti State, said he committed the crime when he went to pick a commercial s#x worker who was his customer.
According to the suspect;
“after picking the lady, I saw a man who was drunk and sleeping inside his car nearby, and I saw two mobile phones in his car.
I picked the phones, took one and gave the lady the other one. I sold the one I picked for N90,000.”