Adegbite Taoreed betrayed the trust of his neighbor and tenant.

After teaching the unsuspecting Wale Okeyungbo how to drive; Adegbite led armed robbers to steal Wale’s car.

Taoreed reportedly led the gang to Okeyungbo’s house at Oke Odo Soyoye area in Rounder, Abeokuta North Local Government, around 4pm on Wednesday, August 15, where the victim was ordered to surrender the car key, which was collected by Adegbite.

The robbers were said to have also brought petrol in a jerrycan, in case there was no enough fuel in the tank.

The State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, paraded the suspects at the headquarters of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad at Magbon, Abeokuta.

He disclosed that the victim made a distress call to Divisional Police headquarters at Lafenwa about the incident and policemen went after the hoodlums, and caught up with them at Oke Ata area.

Oyeyemi, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, said the robbers exchanged gunfire before they were able to arrest two of the robbers, while two others escaped.

Adegbite, who was one of the arrested suspects, suffered bullet wounds.

Oyeyemi said the suspects would be charged to court at the end of investigations.

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