Chukwuneta Emmanuel approached the driver of a bus identified as, Oluwaseun Johnson, at about 9a.m on Friday, July 14 at Benin park in Akure, the Ondo State capital.

He chartered it to take him to Asaba, the Delta State capital.

When they both arrived Asaba, they checked into a hotel to spend the night.  Emmanuel bought a beverage, spiked it and gave same to the driver after the long journey.

It was gathered that the suspect then drove the vehicle to an unknown destination, while the driver was under the influence of an unknown substance.

The victim raised alarm when he woke up later to find his car was missing.

The matter was reported at the state Ondo Police Command in Akure and detectives tracked the suspect and arrested him in Anambra State.

Emmanuel is has been detained at the headquarters of the command in Akure while investigation is still ongoing.

So much for 'friendship' in less than 24 hours.