A location in Alimosho specifically at Shagari estate in ipaja played host to some detectives after it was alleged that one Bamidele Adebayo and Hakeem Taofik stole a Toyota car.
Urban Express-News Online gathered that the suspects removed the car around midnight from an unnamed church’s car park while church service was ongoing.
Checks also revealed that the robbers pretended to be members of the church as they sat and listened to sermon.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Bala Elkana, said the car was stolen around 1pm on Sunday, January 19, 2020, while the church service was still ongoing.
He added that when the police were informed about the incident, they used available technologies to track it to Ijagba village in Sango Ota after the Obasanjo Farms, Ogun State.
The Spokesman said the car was recovered around 4pm on the same day and two suspects were arrested in connection with the theft.
Elkana said, “A Toyota Corolla saloon car that was removed from a church’s car park at the Shagari Estate, Lagos, around 1pm on Sunday, was recovered at Ijagba village in Sango Ota after the Obasanjo Farms on the same day.
“The car was recovered around 4pm by a team of policemen, who tracked it to the location. Two suspects have been arrested and the vehicle is at the station.