20yr old prostitute-cum-car snatcher in Police grip

A 20-year old lady who has been posing as a prostitute on social media to lure men and rob them of their vehicles and other personal effects, has been arrested by the Police in Accra.

Habiba Abubakar, who uses the pseudonym Abigail Asiedu on WhatsApp, is said to be a member of a car-jacking syndicate that has been robbing unsuspecting men who solicit sexual service from Abigail.

The suspect is being investigated for car snatching, prostitution and robbery by the Accra Regional Police Command. She is said to have mentioned two people- Ishmael Bashiru and Nuru Adams – as her accomplices.

Police say Abigail targets prominent men who own vehicles, lure them into hotel room where she either snatches the car keys of her victims or drug them, and take the key to steal their cars. She is also said to have tricked a number of her victims through which she gets hold of their car keys and hand over to her gang who sometimes lay ambush.

On August 30 Abigail took one of her victims to a place at Pig Farm, a suburb of Accra, and sneaked out with the victim’s four-wheel drive Ford pickup vehicle. The victim reported the case to the Police which arrested Abigail.

Initial investigation by the Police revealed Abigail and Bashiru, were once arrested by the Baatsona, Klagon and Dawhenya Police on similar incidents involving a Honda Civic CR, Toyota Corolla and a Toyota Camry vehicles.

Two of the vehicles have since been retrieved with the rest yet to be traced.

By 3news.com/Ghana

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