TEN MEMBERS OF A FAMILY DIE AFTER CONSUMING LOCAL HERBS IN BIOGBERU COMMUNITY IN KWARA STATE
Written by miebaka ikiriko on June 24, 2021
Two persons have been arrested over the death of Ten members of the same family who were reported dead after consuming Local Herb in the Biogberu Community in the Kwara North Senatorial District of Kwara State.
Reports say the local herb taken by the deceaseds was allegedly supplied to them by two persons, Okosi Musa, Male, 35 years old and Worugura Junlin, Male, an adult.
The two suspects, now in Police Custody, reportedly gave a forty-year-old Mrs. Pennia Bonnie, who was nursing foot infection, the local herbal mixture, asking her to ensure that all her family members drink the mixture to prevent the spread of the disease to others in the family.
After taking the local herbal mixture, the family members started to die one after the other and all ten members including the mother with an infection leg died.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, Okasanmi Ajayi, who confirmed the development, said the two suspects will be arraigned in court at the conclusion of the investigation.
He said the Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Lawal Bagega has ordered a discreet investigation into the incident, adding that the two suspects are already helping the Police in their investigation.