July 18, 2024

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Drama as police arrest trader eating excreta with bread

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Oyo State Police Command has arrested a trader
identified as Emmanuel Egbu , for allegedly eating
human excreta with bread .
Sunday PUNCH gathered that Egbu , who has a shop at
the Sango area of Ibadan , the Oyo State capital , was
caught by some persons around 12 noon on Saturday .
This caused traffic snarl as many people thronged the
place to have a glimpse of the bizarre situation.
Eating human excreta is said to be the hallmark of
Internet fraudsters , who also combine money rituals
with cyber fraud .
Egbu, who has a thriving cosmetics shop where he sells
Brazilian hair , was said to have been caught eating
human excreta and bread . Those who caught him with
the weird food combination were said to have raised
the alarm, which attracted a huge crowd .
The trader , who is said to have bought a house and
rebuilt it around the same area , was however rescued
before he could be lynched . He was taken to the Sango
Police Station .
The Police Public Relations Officer in Oyo State , Mr
Olugbenga Fadeyi , when contacted told our
correspondent that Egbu was in police custody .
He said the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Sango
Police Station had begun investigation into the
incident . The PPRO said , “ The DPO told me that some people
rescued the man from those who accused him of eating
excreta and bread . They said they found some excreta
which he packed inside a nylon bag . He was caught
and taken to the police station.
“ The DPO has taken over the case and the man is
already in custody . He has begun investigation into the
case and samples of what was found on him would be
sent for laboratory analysis .
“ He has taken the man ’ s statement also, and after the
investigation at that level , the case will be sent to the
State Criminal investigation Department at Iyaganku
for further investigation . Investigation will reveal if he
is involved in money ritual or not . ”

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