Anambra: Pastor arrested for allegedly involving in car theft

Banner showing Rev. Ugo Sam's
Banner showing Rev. Ugo Sam’s Freedom City Ministry.  Inset: The car he allegedly stole.

A pastor, identified as Rev. Ugo Sam, has been apprehended by operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) in Anambra for allegedly engaging in car theft.

Rev. Sam, the General Overseer of Freedom City Ministry was said to be the brain behind missing cars in the Awada area and its environs.

His church is located at 77, Ezeiweka Road, Awada Layout, Obosi in Idemili North Local Government Area of the state, reports say.

FSARS Commander in the state, Sunday Okpe, said the pastor was arrested following a tip off.

“He stole a Lexus 330 car from where it was parked,” Okpe said.

“The car owner, Obaji lives in the same building with the suspect and the suspect, had on several occasions, borrowed Obaji’s car for use and when the car went missing from where it was parked.

“Obaji reported the matter to the police and after investigations, the stolen vehicle was traced to the reverend.

“He has been detained and currently under interrogation for using a master key to steal various costly cars.”

Okpe further said Rev. Sam would be charged to court upon completion of investigation.