Man arrested for poisoning 143 bags of garden eggs in Enugu

Man arrested for poisoning 143 bags of garden eggs in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command has arrested one Okonkwo Sunday for reportedly emptying a can of a suspected toxic liquid substance on about 143 bags of garden eggs worth N729, 000.00 at Akwata sub-market of the Ogbete Main Market.

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The Enugu State Police Command has arrested one Okonkwo Sunday for reportedly emptying a can of a suspected toxic liquid substance on about 143 bags of garden eggs worth N729, 000.00 at Akwata sub-market of the Ogbete Main Market.

The 52-year-old man was arrested on April 8, after a complaint was filed at the Central Police Station in the state. 

Investigation to ascertain the real motive(s) of the suspect as well as apprehend and prosecute accomplice to the crime is ongoing at the State CID.

A statement released by Enugu state police command reads; 

Following a report made at Central Police Station, Enugu on 08/04/2020 at about 1400hrs, Operatives of the Command attached to the Station arrested one Okonkwo Sunday, aged 52yrs, for allegedly emptying a can of a suspected toxic liquid substance on about 143 bags of garden eggs worth N729, 000.00 at Akwata sub-market of the Ogbete Main Market, Enugu. Investigation to ascertain the real motive(s) of the suspect as well as apprehend and prosecute accomplice to the crime is ongoing at the State CID.

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