Sam whose church is located at 77, Ezeiweka Road, Awada Layout, Obosi in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State reportedly took the car, a Lexus 330 SUV from its parked position in the compound where he lives. The car owner, Sunday Obaji, happens to be Pastor Sam's neighbour.
Sunday Okpe, the commander of Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (F_SARS), Awkuzu, Anambra, confirmed the arrest.
Another police source added:
"Rev. Sam was arrested by detectives attached to Awada Police Division following a report lodged by one Sunday Obaji, on the stealing of his Lexus 330 car from where it was parked.
"It was gathered that Obaji was living in the same building with the suspect and Rev. Sam, 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."