35-year-old Chizoba Okafor who was arrested for fake wine production by officers attached to the Edo State Police Command, has blamed it all on his master.
The suspect who was paraded by the State’s police commissioner Babatunde Kokumo, was arrested at his one room apartment on Upper Mission Road, Benin after an investigation into the fake wine production.
Speaking to newsmen after his arrest, the suspect who admitted producing fake wines, however disclosed that he turned to the illicit trade because his master refused to ‘settle him’ after serving him for years. According to him, he would read the contents on any bottle and go to the market to buy them for production.
The police boss who expressed worry about the number of persons that might have fallen ill after consuming the wine, said the suspect will be charged to court after the investigation is concluded.