US trained journalist, Kemi Olunloyo, disclosed that Egbegbe confessed to the crime, saying he steals for a living but covers up with filmmaking.
On her official Facebook page, Madam KOO, as she is fondly called, said in an audio voice record https://www.facebook.com/HNNAfrica/videos/1186639454757195/ that, “We are learning that Seun Egbegbe, the Nollywood filmmaker that was arrested last week for allegedly stealing those iPhones, has now confessed to the crime.
“A police source at Kirikiri prison is telling me now that he (Egbegbe) actually steals for a living.
“Egbegbe said he steals for a living and covers it up with movie production.
“What we are learning now, though from police is that he has not met the bail yet and is still waiting for somebody to help pay N2m bail.
“Well, Egbegbe is now saying he does stealing for a living. We don’t know how far that’s true, whether he was caused to say it but that is what I am receiving now on HNNCrime,” the Snitch Lady added.
DAILY POST recalls that the Yoruba movie producer was attacked for allegedly trying to steal nine iPhones, from a store.
A phone trader, Segun Akinola, at the computer village in Ikeja, Lagos State where the incident occurred, had disclosed that Egbegbe was known all over the famous computer village market for his alleged theft attitude.
Egbegbe, who was arraigned by the police before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court and granted bail on Thursday, , had refuted claims he was arrested or beaten up for stealing iPhones in Lagos State. .