Sunday, 8 January 2017

The Confession Of This Muslim Cleric Will Shock You

42-Year-old Islamic Cleric, Rasheed AyubaThe Lagos State Police Command hasarrested a 42-year-old Islamic cleric,Rasheed Ayuba, for his alleged involvementin car theft.Ayuba, who hails from Igbesa, Ogun State,was apprehended along with a transporterin Ibadan, Oyo State, Falade Igbekele, whoreportedly bought six of the stolen cars.
A bunch of master keys and about 13 othercar keys, and charms, were recovered fromAyuba.According to Punch, the suspect, who alsoteaches at an Arabic school in Ishasi,Lagos, was caught in June after he enteredinto a hotel in the Ikotun area to steal aToyota Camry parked on the premises. 
He was driving out the car when he wascaught by vigilantes in the neighbourhood,who handed him over to officials of theSpecial Anti-Robbery Squad.Ayuba told the police that he bought themaster keys for N9,000 from one John, aBeninoise.He said, “I finished from an Arabic school inIkotun and started teaching Arabic in Ishasi.At about 11pm on June 8, I went to a hotelaround Ile-Iwe bus stop to steal a ToyotaCamry. But I was arrested by the securityguards in the area.“I got the master keys I used from John,who is from Benin Republic.

 We met in2013 in Lagos and he sold the master keysto me. Since then, I had been using them tosteal cars. I usually sold the cars to mycustomers in Ibadan. One of them is Falade(Igbekele) to whom I sold six cars, andFriday, who bought a Toyota Camry.“It was only four cars I had stolen this yearbefore I was arrested. I sold a ToyotaCamry to one pastor Dare for N100,000,and a Honda for N80,000 to another pastor.But pastor Dare had just paid me N50,000.They all knew I stole the cars.”52-year-old Igbekele confessed to havebought six cars from Ayuba, saying a friendintroduced them.The indigene of Ondo State added that heused some of the vehicles for commercialpurpose.“I knew Alfa Ayuba through a friend calledLucky Star. Lucky told me Alfa sellsvehicles and I said I had interest in buyingthem. He had sold six vehicles to me so far,including a Nissan Sunny and a NissanPrimero. I bought them for N150,000 each.“I bought all the cars from Alfa three yearsago. He told me he stole them and I askedif I would not get into trouble; he said yes,”Igbekele said.While the police said they were on the trailof the other accomplices, Ayuba andIgbekele were on Wednesday brought beforean Ikeja Magistrate’s Court on six counts ofstealing and receiving stolen property.Funny enough, the defendants pleaded notguilty to the charges before the presidingmagistrate, Mrs. O.A. Olayinka, and wereadmitted to bail in the sum of N500,000with two sureties each in like sum.The case has been adjourned till November8, 2016, for trial to commence.