Five Youngsters including three little girls and two young boys have supposedly kicked the bucket subsequent to consuming professedly harmed cucumber fruits. The episode happened in the town of Amana in Becheve near the Obudu Farm Resort in Obanlikwu local government area of Cross Rivers State.
Mr. Augustine Ogar, who lives in the range said: “In the wake of eating the cucumber left for them by their mom who went for burial at the village, the casualties dropped and died”. As per him, the dead mother left some cucumber for the youngsters to eat while she went for a burial ceremony in the village. Be that as it may, somebody purportedly poisoned the cucumber prompting the demise of the kids after they ate it. Yet somebody is suspected to have poisoned the cucumber prompting the passing of the kids after they ate it”, Augustine expressed. He clarified that the cucumber was not purchased from the market but rather gathered from their mom’s farm. Whenever reached, Police public relations Officer (PPRO) in Rivers State, Ms. Irene Ugbo affirmed the story. She noticed that no one was captured despite the fact that the examinations were proceeding.
She additionally uncovered on Monday that the occurrence happened in Obanlikwu local Government Area of the state. She clarified that the deceased passed on subsequent to eating the cucumber which she suspects might have been poisoned, including that the Divisional Police in the region who was researching the issue was yet to make any capture regarding the demise.