The police in Anambra State have arrested a fake blind woman, whoused children to beg for alms from unsuspecting members of the public .
The 37- year – old woman ,
Southern City News gathered, was nabbed at Oye Olisa Market , Ogbunike, in the Oyi Local Government Area of the state .
The suspect , who pretended to be blind , was arrested on Sunday while using two children to beg for alms.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state , Haruna Mohammed , confirmed the incident to our correspondent.
He said , “Around 11. 48 am following intelligence report , police detectives attached to Ogbunike division arrested one Mrs Ngozi Dike , aged 37 years, of Umuaka town, Isu – Njaba LGA of Imo State, at Oye Olisa Market , Ogbunike , in the Oyi Local Government Area .
“ The suspect pretended to be blind and was using two girls (8 ) and other ( 11) of Nwari , Ohaji – Egbema of Imo State , to beg for alms.
“ Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect is neither blind nor afflicted with any ailment as she claimed , and that she deceived the parents of the girls that she would train them in school , but instead used them for begging in the market .
“ The case is under investigation after which the suspect will be charged . ”
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