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CRIME: Slot driver who absconded with N6m phones, laptops arrested [PHOTO]


Operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a driver working for Nigerian phone retail outlet, Slot Nigeria Limited.

He had eloped with N6m worth of laptops, mobile phones and its accessories, just as it assisted in the recovery of N4,654,224 worth of goods from the suspect.

The suspect, Olumide Babajide, 42, from Kwara State, was tracked and arrested in Kaduna State, where he diverted the goods to after taking them from the Slot Nigeria Office based in Computer Village, Ikeja, Lagos.

The driver, who was engaged in March, 2017, by the company, was directed to move the consignment to Slot outlet in Victoria Island, Lagos in May 2, 2017, when the incident happened.

In his confession, Olumide, a diploma in computer science holder, said: “I took the good from Slot’s outlet in Ikeja. I was to deliver it to another outlet in Victoria Island, Lagos, but instead I took the goods to Pam-Pam Hotel, Ikeja and returned the company’s Hilux car to R & S hotel, where we normally park company’s vehicles.

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