A father, mother and their son alongside his girlfriend, Karima Edom, have been arrested in Lagos for burglary and theft.
The couple, Mr and Mrs Uroye Teddy, connived with their son Tega Teddy and Edom to steal a car and household items worth millions of Naira from the residence of Folashade Odunuga at Langbasa, Ajah.
It as gathered that Odunuga had traveled when the burglary happened on May 27, 2018.
The victim’s house was burgled and her car was also stolen by the eighteen-year-old Tega Teddy aided by his parents Uroye Teddy, 45 years old and his mother Margaret Teddy.
Tega’s girlfriend, Edom, a close neighbour of the victim, was allegedly accused of passing information of the victim’s absence from home to her boyfriend.
The burglary was noticed when one of Odunuga’s househelp, Eniola Abisola, visited her mistress’ house, only to discover that several items were missing.
She immediately alerted the police in Langbasa, who mobilised detectives to check on all in the neighbourhood whose names are in the station’s watch list.
When the detectives checked on Tega (18) they saw the stolen Chevrolette Aveo saloon car with registration number AKD 512 AP, parked in the front his parents’ house at New Osho layout, Langbasa. He was promptly arrested.
During interrogation, he revealed that he entered the victim’s house through the ceiling and gradually, he began to pack the household items to his father’s house.
He narrated that his mother, Margaret Teddy, helped him to hide the stolen items in an uncompleted building while his girlfriend Karima, hid some in her house.
Tega revealed further that his father went with him to Odunuga’s house to tow the aforementioned car.
It was seen that Margaret Teddy had put the stolen properties for sale.
Items recovered from the suspects include Chevrolette saloon car with registration number AKD 512 AP, 42 inches flat screen TV, LG Home Theatre sound system, electric generator, one standing fan, 5 leather bags, and iPad, baby shoes and other personal items.