A medicine seller who was allegedly caught selling a deadly poison popularly known as “Otu-Ere” was beaten to a pulp by youths of Igbere community in Bende Local Government Area of Abia State on Thursday morning, February 18,
It was gathered that after he was beaten, the youths burnt his bicycle and other medicines he was selling and sent him out of the community with a warning to never return.
An eyewitness who shared photos of the man on Facebook, wrote:
“This man was caught selling poison (Ótu-ere) N20 in IGBERE market this Morning. The angry Igbere youths after beating him mercilessly, burned his bicycle & other medicine he was selling, sent him out of IGBERE & asked him never to come back or be killed if he ever steps foot in IGBERE land. It was gathered that the man is from Alayi one of the neighboring communities of IGBERE”