By Richard Thomas, Ibadan
The face of a store proprietor identified as Emmanuel Egbu who was arrested for allegedly consuming human faeces with bread in Oyo state has been revealed.
The man was arrested by the Oyo State Police Command on Saturday, August 22, 2020.
FOLLOWING WESTERN POST‘s investigation, Egbu, who owns a cosmetics store the place he sells Brazilian hair, was caught by some individuals at his store situated at Sango area of Ibadan.
He was seized and subsequently paraded by the indignant mob. His store was also looted.
Confirming the arrest, the State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi, said “The DPO informed me that some folks rescued the person from those that accused him of consuming excreta and bread.
“They mentioned they discovered some excreta which he packed inside a nylon bag. He was caught and brought to the police station.
“The DPO has taken over the case and the person is already in custody. He has begun an investigation into the case and samples of what was discovered on him could be despatched for laboratory evaluation.
“He has taken the person’s assertion additionally, and after the investigation at that degree, the case will likely be despatched to the State Legal investigation Division at Iyaganku for additional investigation. An investigation will reveal if he’s concerned in cash ritual or not.”