The Oyo State police command have arrested a trader identified as Emmanuel Egbu who was caught eating human faeces with bread in his shop in Sango in Ibadan.
The trader who sells cosmetics and Brazilian hair was caught on Saturday, August 22nd in the act by people who raided alarm.
It was gathered that the alarm brought people who wanted to lynch him but for the intervention of the police who saved him from angry residents.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police, Olugbenga Fadeyi, said the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Sango Police Station had begun an investigation into the incident.
He further stated that the faeces has been sent to the laboratory for examination.
However, residents took the opportunity to loot his shop.