Just today, two fake beggars were apprehended at the Imo State University. They were using blindness as a shield to extract the students money until luck ran out of their side. Their arrest followed intelligence information given to the police by some students of the institution.
Chidi Onyeji, A student leader said that the fake blind men were apprehended by the police at the main gate of the varsity. He said, “The policemen have uncovered swindle activities of a particular group who devise unlawful means to attract sympathy and rip off kind-hearted students of their hard-earned money under the pretext of being blind.”
One of them was called by a police officer who slapped him and asked him to open his eyes, and he began pleading. They were later beaten up and taken to the Police Command in Owerri for further interrogation.