A Nigerian and a Libyan nationwide were arrested three months after they allegedly drove away with two SUVs from a Kia showroom at Kogilu Depraved, Bengaluru, India. The accused is important as Ofen Michael aka John Nero,25, from Nigeria and his accomplice, Saifi Edden Guma Taher Be Hamid, 27, from Libya, had been arrested by Yelahanka police on Wednesday, June 2. Each are residents of Thirumenahalli come Sampigehalli. On February 24, between 4.30am to 5am, the duo threatened a security guard with knives, took him precise by the showroom and grabbed two keys sooner than fleeing with two Kia Seltos. The incident modified into as soon as recorded on CCTV digital camera. Per the grievance, K Baba, Deputy Commissioner of Police (northeast), had formed a distinct team headed by R Jayaram, assistant commissioner of police (Yelahanka) and police inspector KP Sathyanarayana. The team zeroed in on the suspects with the help of CCTV photos and GPS mounted within the SUVs. With their arrest, the police solved two theft and 4 automotive theft cases ans recovered three SUVs and three bikes – all value Rs 65 lakh from them. All the contrivance in which by investigation, it modified into as soon as revealed that Hmaid and Nero came to India on pupil visas in 2017. Whereas Hmaid joined MA in political science, Nero took admission for BE in electrical engineering from the gap training division of Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu. But each and each discontinued their training. The duo confessed to the crime. “They had been addicted to alcohol and narcotics. They started committing offences to place cash to steer a lavish lifestyles,” Baba acknowledged.”They stole a Toyota Fortuner from a provider centre in Yelahanka and three two-wheelers from KG Halli and Sampigehalli areas. They used to promote the vehicles to international nationals, especially from African international locations, staying within the metropolis. They sold the SUVs for Rs 5-6 lakh every. They’ve additionally been booked for overstaying in India.” the Deputy Commissioner added. The accused were booked beneath Foreigners Act for staying illegally in India. The post Nigerian man and Libyan accomplice arrested in India 3 months after they allegedly stole SUVs from showroom at knifepoint seemed first on Linda Ikeji Weblog.