Man Arrested for Allegedly Poisoning 143 bags of Garden Eggs in Enugu State.

Man arrested for poisoning 143 bags of garden eggs in Enugu

A 52-year-old man was arrested on April 8, 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 Enugu State Police Command identified the man as Okonkwo Sunday.

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

The 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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