Man Faking Madness Beaten To Pulp After N250,000 Was Found On Him

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A man suspected to be faking his madness has been beaten to a pulp, after a sum of N250,000

It was gathered that the suspect stays under the bridge in Mowe in the Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, on the pretext of being mentally unstable.

But residents of the area caught him talking to someone on a phone, after which he was approached for an explanation on how he secured the phone he was making a call with.

In the process, he attempted to escape and checked on his belongings uncovered the sum of money, phones, and women’s underwear, which made the residents beat him to a pulp.

An eyewitness, Ade, explained that he was placing a bet alongside his friend when the suspect was seen having the phone conversation.

His words

“I was playing lotto with my friends under the bridge when we noticed that the supposed mentally unstable man was making a call; I tried to move close to him, but when he saw that I was coming, he tried to escape.

“My friends on the other side of the road, who were watching us, crossed the road to join me and we asked him to sit down and searched his bags and found three more phones, the sum of N250,000, and pants and bras belonging to women.

“He had been at the Mowe bus stop for long and when some passers-by saw what we found on him, they pounced on him and beat him. We later handed him over to the police, but policemen at the Mowe Police Division said they could not accommodate a lunatic in their station. Only God knows who he was calling.”

Corroborating Ade’s account of the incident, a trader in the area, Yetunde said the residents pounced on the suspect when he couldn’t disclose the identity of who he was talking to on phone.

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