Police operatives, have arrested one Meshack Sinuphro, who allegedly absconded with Benz GLB 250v during a test drive in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

The suspect, Meshack Sinuphro

The suspect, who disguised himself as a prospective buyer, absconded with the Benz vehicle belonging to a car dealer, Mohammed Manga.

The recovered vehicle

The N55 million worth car was, however, recovered in Delta State on Tuesday 4th July, 2023, after the police tracked the vehicle down to a bush where the suspect reportedly abandoned it.

Meshack, who was earlier declared wanted on Thursday 6th July 2023, was subsequently arrested in Benin City, the Edo State capital.

The Edo Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Udafe, confirmed the arrest of the suspect.

According to Udafe, the suspect will be transferred to FCT command for further investigation.

Story: Hilda Katu