Embattled producer and socialite, Seun Egbeegbe, arrested this morning (Tuesday, November 22) at Computer Village (Ikeja, Lagos) by the police for allegedly stealing 9 iPhones, has denied the theft.
The estranged lover of star actress Toyin Aimakhu told the police that he was on his way to his car to pick money for the phones when the sales boy raised an alarm that he was bolting away.
He was apprehended by passersby and beaten. Thereafter, policemen from Area F in GRA Ikeja were alerted, and he was whisked away.
While the owner of the shop insists that Egbeegbe was running away, he claims that he was going to get money in his car.
Encomium.ng spoke with the police this evening, and the alleged theft was confirmed.
“Yes, the command received the report. There are accusations and denials. The shop owner alleged that the said Seun came to his shop to buy phones, in the process he wanted to bolt away in a vehicle. While Seun said he wanted to pick money from his vehicle to balance the payment based on agreement with the sales boy. But that while he entered the vehicle, the boy screamed for help and he was attacked by some people around the vicinity. However the command through its operatives at Area F is investigating the matter to unravel the occurrence. The outcome will be made open,” SP Dolapo Badmos, PPRO, Lagos Police Command says.