Anyway, Lagos Police Command has confirmed the incident. Seun Egbegbe was actually caught at the Computer Village and beaten up for allegedly attempting to escape with brand new iPhones.
On his part, Egbegbe said he didn't plan to steal the iPhones but wanted to go get money from his car when the shop attendant raised an alarm and people pounced on him.
Read official police statement on the incident below:
“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.”