Security officers have arrested a woman who was pretending to be blind for financial gains in Abakaliki, a state capital in Nigeria.
According to reports, the said woman was reportedly arrested by Special Assistant to the of the state, Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Mineral Resources & Environmental Management.
An eyewithness said the woman used to stand by the Union Bank Junction in Abakaliki to beg for alms.
She allegedly applies Rob ointment to her eyes and this makes her tear up, she then keeps the eye shut while one of her children leads her by the hand. When the effect of the balm wears off, she allegedly reapplies it.
When the woman was caught, her eyes were forced open and nothing appeared to be wrong with them.
The Governor’s Aide took the woman to the old government house after uncovering her deceit, according to Igbere TV.