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UPDATED! Police arrest Lagos Uber driver who escaped with over N1million, passport of his foreign passenger Mongy Mathobela

Uber driver, who escaped with over #1million and other belogings of his passenger on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command.

His arrest was made possible through the assistance of a neigbour who knows the acussed very well.

According to victim,Mongy Mathobela, who claimed she’s visiting Nigeria for the first time, the driver abandoned her at Lekki, Lagos , where she stopped to make some purchases at the roadside.

Mongy claimed on twitter that her bag contained her passport, $ 2000 and N500 , 000 cash .

She wrote, “ I’m a visitor in Nigeria . I went to the bank to withdraw money in Lekki, so he saw the money that I had in my bag .

“He left me stranded on the road. Luckily , I had my phone on me because I wanted to buy something on the side of the road . I even bought him food and paid him more than what he was supposed to be paid and inside my bag it was my passport and money 500 k naira and $ 2000.

“Please help me share this so that I can get my passport and go back to my country , my flight is on Thursday I do not have a passport. Pls help . ”

The driver, whose uber details haven’t been revealed at the time of this report has dropped Mongy’s passport at a location on her request. 

In the mean time, uber in a tweet promised to address the ugly situation

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