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Yemi Adeoye, a 24-year-old famous car thief, who specializes in stealing Honda cars, said he steals Honda cars because they are easy to unlock and easy to be sold out.
Adeoye who was been paraded yesterday July 19th alongside other criminals at the Ondo state police headquarters, within the last two years Adeoye is said to have stolen about 32 Honda CRVs without been caught.
Speaking with newsmen, Adeoye said he stole three Honda cars recently because he had a case in court and he needed money to settle his lawyer.
I sold two Honda CRV at the sum of N680,000 to feed myself and to pay my lawyer for his service because I have a pending case in the court. I gave the two cars to Abiola Anifowose who is a vulcanizer. He sold them to Ayeni Paul who is a tailor,” he said.
The police command’s spokesperson, Femi Joseph, said Adeoye was arrested in Shasha area of Akure when he was trying to steal a Toyota Corolla that belongs to one Mr.Olanipekun. Joseph said the command has arrested Adeoye more than three times, wondering why he always secured his release in court.
He said Adeoye, who was freed by the court on June 15th went back to business the following day by stealing a Honda CRV belonging to a journalist in Ondo town.
“After Adeoye was arrested, he confessed to specializing in stealing of Honda cars and Jeeps. Another suspect, Waheed Anifowose, a vulcanizer, who specialized in selling all vehicles stolen by Adeoye was also arrested,” Joseph said.
The PPRO said three vehicles including one Toyota Corolla car with registration number SS 719 AAA and two Honda CRV Jeeps as well as master keys were recovered from the suspects.
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