Police Arrest Despatch Rider for Selling Client's iPhones


Operatives of Lagos Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested a despatch rider for selling three iPhones worth N1.7million entrusted to him for delivery.

The despatch rider, Matthew Odah, aged 27,popularly known as Mr Lemon, was arrested at Apha Beach, Lagos after eight months on the run.

Odah on August 23, 2023 while working as a despatch rider collected one iPhone 14 ProMax (128 GB) and two iPhone 11 (128 and 68 GB) meant for delivery to a customer in Lekki, Lagos.

Odah, on collecting the consignment, bolted and switched off his phone.

However, a sustained discreet investigation into the matter led to his arrest at Lemon Bus Stop, Alpha Beach, Lagos.

The suspect confessed to having sold the three Iphones in Obalende for N300,000.

Also arrested with him were the two buyers while one of the Iphones was recovered.

Suspects are to be arraigned at the conclusion of investigations. 

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