Fake Female Beggar Arrested With Her Son In Lagos

A fake street beggar, 40 years old Mrs Chinagoro Uwenke who disguises and uses her son to beg for alms was arrested by operatives of Lagos Environmental and Special Offences Unit (Task Force) at Oshodi area of the state yesterday.

Chairman of the Task Force, Olayinka Egbeyemi, a Superintendent of Police (SP) while parading the woman and her son, disclosed that there were many fake beggars pretending and deceiving innocent members of the public with different illnesses/diseases.

According to a release from the task force, the woman, Mrs. Uwenke confirmed that she bandaged her son’s leg with two rolls of white bandage and poured GV blue ink on the leg every day in order to deceive members of the public to give arms to the innocent boy.

What poverty can do to people. Let them help her get a skill or something to do.