These two men pretending to be blind and begging for money were reportedly arrested by policemen attached to the Imo State University, Owerri campus.
A student leader, named Chidi Onyeji, who told Southern City News that the fake blind men were apprehended by the police at the main gate of the institution, said;
He further said luck ran out on the suspects when one of the policemen called one of the beggars, and on approaching, the cop slapped him and asked him to open his eyes. He explained that upon interrogation, the two fake blind persons confessed to the crime, saying they took to the crime to make ends meet because they were unemployed.
The suspects have been transferred to the state Police Command in Owerri, where they are being interrogated.
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