A car wash attendant, Mohammed Chado, has been arrested by the police in Abuja for allegedly selling a Toyota Camry that a client had asked him to wash.
Rrportedly the 29-year-old suspect, who was working at a car wash outlet in Apo, Abuja, allegedly made away with the car and sold it for N450,000, which he used to marry a wife.
The Commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory, Sadiq Bello, said: “Chado was arrested at Batafe village in Niger State where he was hiding after he sold a Toyota Camry 2000 model that was given to him for washing.”
In an interview with newsmen, Chado explained that he spent N300,000 on his wedding and expended the balance on feeding and other needs.
The stolen car has been recovered.
The suspect said: “I gave the money to my family to buy the needed wedding items, then I spent the balance on feeding myself for one year.”