My Desire To Sort Out My Results in School Led Me Into Crime - Imo Poly Student Who Stole N19m Worth Car
The Imo state police claimed that the vehicles stolen by Ashiegbu and Ewurum included a N19m worth Hilux van belonging to the Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State, adding that the suspects illegally sold the vehicle to one Nnamdi Ejinkeonye in Onitsha for a cheap sum of N300,000.
The other vehicle that is a Toyota Camry, the police said, was stolen by the suspects in the Imo Housing Estate axis of Owerri, where the sorry owner parked it.
The Toyota Camry, valued at N3.9m, was said to have also been sold to Ejinkeonye for N350,000.
The undergraduate, who hails from the Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State, said that he took to the crime so as to raise money to “sort out my results in school.”
“My desire to sort out my results in school led me into crime. After arranging my results in school, I used the remaining money to live a good life and to take care of my girlfriend.”
He explained that while he got N30,000 from the sale of the Hilux owned by the government, he on the other hand realized N285,000 from the sale of the Toyota Camry, making it a total of 315,000 achieved.
A police source, who spoke to Southern City News on condition of anonymity, said the suspects were notorious for using fabricated keys to open peoples’ cars, which they usually sold at Onitsha Market.