March 23 2017 – 3 Lagos Traders, Brothers Arrested For Selling Poisonous Beans Laced With Snipers
Confession Of 3 Brothers Caught Using Sniper Insecticide To Preserve Beans At Alagbado Market
The officials of Lagos State Police command have arrested three brothers caught selling poisonous beans.
The suspects, 28-year-old Faith Ogbonna, 23-year-old Sunday Ogbonna and Chijioke Ogbonna were on Wednesday paraded by Lagos CP Fatai Owoseni at the Command Headquarters in Ikeja.
Owoseni who urged the public to be careful said the suspects were arrested at a market in Alagbado area of Lagos following a tip off by vigilant traders.
The suspects who admitted applying insecticide on the beans said they learnt the trick in Maiduguri where some traders used chemicals to preserve beans.
Here is the confessional statement of Faith Ogbonna, the owner of the shop where the incident took place:
Chijioke Ogbonna who admitted to have applied the insecticide told police it is a common trick employed by beans sellers around the country.