Five children have been reportedly died after eating cucumber fruits from house’s farm in Cross Rivers.
According to report, three girls and two boys of same mother were said to have eaten poisoned cucumber
This happened in the village of Amana in Becheve near Obudu Ranch Resort in Obanlikwu local government area of Cross River State.
Mr Augustine Ogar, who spoke with DailyPost claimed “After eating the cucumber left for them by their mother who went for burial at the Ranch Resort, the victims slumped and died”.
However, someone allegedly poisoned the cucumber leading to the death of the children after they ate it.
“Their mother left some cucumber for them to eat on Thursday afternoon while she went to attend a burial ceremony in the village on the Ranch Resort but someone is suspected to have poisoned the cucumber leading to the death of the children after they ate it”, Augustine stated.
Augustine buttressed that that the cucumber fruits were not bought but harvested from their mother’s farm.
The case has been reported to the Police and investigation is ongoing, as said by Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Cross River State, Ms Irene Ugbo.