Man arrested for allegedly selling vulture meat as chicken in Bayelsa

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– A man is said to have been arrested in Yenagoa by the Bayelsa state Vigilante Network for allegedly cooking and selling vultures disguised as chicken to the general public

– The vigilante who arrested the suspect also reportedly handed him over to the police immediately

The suspect is also said to have been apprehended at the popular Tombia market slaughter house by one comrade Bunas Samuel in collaboration with his vigilante team.

The arrested man was reportedly handed over to men of the Akenfa police station, Nairaland reports.

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A eye witness who identified himself as Mr Godwin claimed the vigilante patrol team observed suspicious movements at the slaughter house before making their arrest.

The vigilante who arrested the suspect also reportedly handed him over to the police immediately. Photo credit: Nairaland

The vigilante who arrested the suspect also reportedly handed him over to the police immediately. Photo credit: Nairaland

“To our greatest imagination, we saw about thirty dead vultures, all prepared to be placed inside a hot pot of boiling water.

“We called the attention of the police and handed the suspect over to them, before then, he confessed to us, that, he uses dead meat bones to attract the vultures and then uses chemicals to kill them, and he has been in this business for years, selling them to market women and chicken traders at Major markets and chicken sales point in the state,” he said.

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NAIJ.com however could not verify the authenticity of the news as at the time of filling this report.

NAIJ.com had reported that a man who sells roasted meat popularly known as suya was arrested by the Lagos state police command for allegedly attempting to use a four-year-old girl to prepare the delicacy.

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