Domestic workers arrested for stealing celebrity’s N243m jewelry


Two domestic workers who stole a Cuban Diamond neck chain, a Frank Muller and Rolex wrist watches worth N243 million belonging to their employer have been arrested.

The suspects: Alex Obinyan a 39 yr-old and a cleaner and Ayuba Samson a 29 yr-old car washer.

The identity of their employer, whom sources confirmed is a popular celebrity with vast investment in Lekki, Lagos is being kept under cover by the police. According to report, Ayuba started working at the celebrity’s house two months ago after returning from his home town(Chibok). The celebrity pays them monthly salaries of N80,000 and N50,000 respectively.

The suspects were captured on CCTV. They admitted to the crime by confessing they actually stole the Cuban Diamond Chain valued at N54 million, a Frank Moller Wrist watch worth N140 million and a Rolex wrist watch worth N49 million.

The suspects and the buyers of the jewelry were brought to Rapid Response Squad headquarters(RRS) by the Decoy Team of the agency.

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