I Sell Stolen Phones As London Used To Customers - Phone Dealer's Confession

Agents of Rapid Response Squad, RRS, of the Lagos State Police Command have captured a telephone merchant who had some expertise in purchasing stolen cell phones from armed robbers and 'one chance' groups at that point offer them as London utilized telephones to clueless individuals from general society. 

The suspect, Jamiu Adebayo, 30 of 27, Araloya Street Lagos, was followed and captured with an iphone 7 having a place with one Kolade Johnson, a bank worker in Lagos Island. 

Johnson, had on August 23 boarded a one chance business transport around 5:45 am on his approach to work. The criminals, working with a business transport seized him of a portable playstation, 2 telephones, one of which was traced to Adebayo while attempting to pitch it to a buyer on Lagos Island. 

Likewise found taken care of the suspect were six extra iphones, four grouped telephones and three MTN sim packs, which he expressed he gathered from a portion of the looters. 

Adebayo, a recent National Union of Road Transport Worker part in Ajah expressed that he went into offer of fabric in the wake of collecting enough cash. He included that it was here he wandered into genuinely utilized telephone deals. 

The presume noticed that he routinely purchased stolen telephones from three individuals whom he knew were individuals from furnished theft and one shot packs. 

'It is not as much as a year since I began offering genuinely utilized telephones. At the point when young men were belittling my fabric shop, they discussed purchasing genuinely utilized telephones. I began helping them to gather telephones and pitch to them. This resembled three years prior. 

"Uche, Alubi and Pinheiro are three noteworthy folks I gathered these telephones from. Five out of the 11 telephones followed to me were purchased from Uche. 

"On the off chance that I reveal to you that I don't have the foggiest idea about these telephones are stolen telephones and that some of those I get the telephones from are thieves, I would mislead you. I know some of these telephones were strongly gathered from individuals. 

"I purchase iphone 7 with icloud N45,000 and offer N55,000. Those without icloud, I purchase N150,000 and offer N180,000. I purchase iphone 6 N65,000. I purchase Samsung telephones N22,000 and offer N27,000. I offer different telephones as well. I deal with the telephones and mask them as London utilized telephones," he said. 

Sources uncovered that Uche, Pinheiro and Aluba had been on the keep running since the capture of Adebayo a week ago Tuesday. 

Affirming the occurence, Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole expressed that the case had been exchanged to the State Criminal Investigation Department while endeavors were in advance to capture the escaping suspects.

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