Man dies of insecticide poison in a Chinese bar


The Lagos State Police Command has commenced investigation into the death of one Mr. Willie Uyime who allegedly died after drinking an insecticide poison in a Chinese lounge and bar on Adeniran Ogunsanya Street, Surulere, Lagos.

Mr. Uyime, had gone to the bar in the company of his friends on Saturday to have fun.

According to the report by Emmanuel, one of his friends Mr. Uyime had taken the insecticide in a plastic water bottle kept close to their seat mistaking it for water.

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The victim had started gasping and throwing up while discussing with the friends. He was later rushed to the Randle General Hospital where he was confirmed dead.

Mr. Emmanuel therefore requested that the police arrest and question the management of the bar. He faulted the bar management foe leaving the insecticide in such an open place which has led to his friend’s death.

However, the Police have made no arrests with respect to the incident.

The State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Chike Oti who confirmed the incident assured that investigations were ongoing.

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SP Chike, said; “He visited the Chinese lounge and bar with his friends to drink. The insecticide was inside a bottled water container, so he thought he was drinking water. We are investigating the matter and the manager is being questioned.”

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