At least it is not everytime that Nigerians will be found wanting outside of Nigeria.
A 24-year-old cab driver, Ankur Kumar was arrested in Greater Noida last Sunday for filing a false complaint against four Nigerians claiming that they had robbed his car. Police also seized his white Wagon-R
According to Times of India, the accused from Meerut told police that he had failed to pay the EMI and hence plotted the robbery and blamed the Nigerians.
“I thought the police will believe my narrative and I will escape from this mess,” he said.
Amit Kumar Shrivastava, circle officer, Greater Noida I, said Kumar got the vehicle from cab aggregator Ola in April this year. He had paid Rs 25,000 non-refundable money as down payment, and Rs 950 per day for a fixed tenure. He worked for some months for the company, and later found himself in trouble due to insufficient bookings.
Kumar on Wednesday night made a phone call to police and reported that four Nigerians had booked his cab from Akshardham Metro station to Crossings Republik in Ghaziabad and stole his vehicle. He said the Nigerians spoke in English, which he could not understand and they took him to Greater Noida.
“They dumped me near Ryan International School and fled with the car,” he told police.
Shrivastava said a case of robbery was registered at Kasna police station. The police investigated the call details record (CDR) of the mobile phone used for booking the car. It was found that the number was registered in the name of an Indian resident, Lokesh, who had no contact with any Nigerian national. Further investigation revealed that Lokesh had frequent conversations with the accused, and both were friends.
The police officers sensed foul play and again called the complainant for questioning. However, he switched off his phone and went incommunicado. The police launched a search and arrested him with the same cab from Pari Chowk in Greater Noida on Sunday. He confessed to have registered a false complaint.
“I was financially burdened and was unable to pay the EMI. I visited a friend in Delhi and made a fake booking using his phone. Then I came to Greater Noida and parked the car at a friend’s place and told police about the fake robbery,” Kumar said,
He added that he got married last year and his wife is about to deliver a baby in a few days.
“It was also difficult for me to meet the medical expenses. I faked the plot to evade EMI and rescue myself,” he said.
Police have found the cab which had a doctored number plate.
Employment seeking girl steals N108k from her prospective employer
Opportunity comes but once, this young girl believes as she stole N108k from her prospective employer. A female jobseeker has been captured for taking One Hundred and Eight Thousand Naira amid her prospective employee meeting in Delta State.
It was accumulated that the businessperson at the organization had ventured out to get something, leaving the suspect in the workplace. The young lady professedly utilized the chance to take N108k and fled.
Good fortune, be that as it may, ran out on her, days after the fact, while going through the road where the workplace is found. She was expeditiously caught and dragged to her home where the rest of the cash was recovered.
Lagos tenant uses Landlord’s apartment to dupe house appliance vendors of N50 million
Hey peepz, I have a gist tho I don’t know if it’s true or not..But I will say it Sha. I was just walking on the street 2receive fresh air when I saw a couple. d man was telling his wife about an incident. I kukuma slowed down an walked behind them to hear d full gist.
It was more like a scam story. A certain man walked up to a Landlord in our area and requested to rent his apartment for 2 months, with the excuse that he was traveling to Canada and just came to Lagos for the Visa Processing.. They agreed on 150K.
The man paid and took ownership of the apartment.He then went out to Vendors in town and negotiated to buy expensive items on lease. With installment payment plans.. He was said to have collected home appliance worth N50,000,000 from various vendors.
He then took them all to the apartment one by one to build trust. At least once they know he lives there, they can easily come around and pack their stuffs if he defaults, these people didn’t know what would hit them was going to be deadlier than Tsunami.
As agreed with the Landlord, the man packed out even earlier than expected… Left with all the items, of which he had not finished the payment..and the Landlord was so happy to have struck a better deal He immediately rented out the apartment to another family.
One by one, the creditors began to come in and same story was relieved to them.. Some fainted, some threatened hell fire …. To cut the long story short, Baba Ijebu was arrested alongside the new tenant.. You know Naija now… #POLICE no wan hear wuen
They were only saved after a Landlord intervened. He is a legal practitioner and took up the case. But sincerely speaking. I wonder how some people feel at rest knowing fully well their victims would suffer. I guess it all centers on lack of conscience. This is bad #dojon
It was more like a scam story. 🙆 A certain man walked up to a Landlord in our area and requested to rent his apartment for 2 months, with the excuse that he was traveling to Canada 🍁 and just came to Lagos for the Visa Processing.. They agreed on 150K.
— Diary of a Jobless Nigerian Youth (@wenogetjob) May 15, 2018
How a middle-aged man died after withdrawing N100,200 from the bank will shock you
What could have taken the life of a middle-aged man, identified only as Muyibi, who collapsed and died in a commercial cab in the Ojota area of Lagos State.
PUNCH Metro reports that Muyibi boarded the cab after withdrawing money from a United Bank for Africa branch in the Ogudu area. Then the driver had turned to to take his fee from Muyibi when he realized the man had become motionless. After reaching the terminus, a resident told Punch’s correspondent that the driver alighted from the cab to slightly push Muyibi, who was cold.
The resident, who did not want to be identified, said,
“The driver had picked some other passengers along the way, and they had all paid and dropped off at their various bus stops.
“When the victim did not respond when they got to the terminus, the driver parked the cab to rouse him, but he was cold.
The driver raised the alarm, which drew the attention of commuters and passersby to the scene. People checked him and discovered that the man was dead.”
Policemen from the Ogudu division were said to have been alerted to the incident. The driver’s vehicle was impounded just like that, while the man’s body was deposited in a morgue.
A source person at the terminus who spoke with Punch newspaper confirmed the incident, saying:
“It happened around 3pm on Friday. The man went to withdraw some money in UBA. The Ogudu Divisional Police Officer was compassionate; she pitied the cab driver, who had become jittery.
Although the man was not detained, his cab was impounded at the station pending when the deceased’s family would show up,” he added.
Lagos state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Chike Oti, said the police recovered N100,200 from the victim’s bag.
“The man was on his way to Ojota when he collapsed and died. We recovered the sum of N100,200 from his bag.
He also had a phone, which had a new SIM card. There is no contact on the phone and nobody has called him. We have a lead as to where he could be living.
His body has been deposited in a morgue for autopsy.”
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