It was learnt that the suspects stole the car around 1pm from an unnamed church’s car park, while the Sunday service was going on.
A member of the church, who spoke on condition of anonymity,said that the robbers pretended to be members of the church, sat and listened to the sermon.
“We couldn’t believe it when the owner of the vehicle wanted to go home after the service but couldn’t find his car.
A thorough search was conducted on the church’s premises and outside.When we couldn’t find the vehicle, the pastor had to call the police, who conducted their investigation.”he stated.
The suspects might have targeted the vehicle, known the owner and when the owner was likely to go out,he said.
Adding that otherwise it would have been almost impossible for them to come into the church’s car park and remove the car.
DSP Bala Elkana,The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, said the car was stolen around 1pm on Sunday,19th of january 2020,while the church service was still going on.
He added that when the police were informed about the incident, they used available technologies to track it to Ijagba village in Sango Ota after the Obasanjo Farms, Ogun State.
According to the police public relation officer the car was recovered around 4pm on the same day and two suspects were arrested in connection with the theft.