Man beaten to pulp for buying rice with fake money

A man who wanted to play smart by using fake Naira notes to purchase food items in a Lagos market was caught and beaten to a pulp.

This man thought he could get away by buying things with fake notes

Gidi Traffic tweeted that the man never thought the fake money could be detected, had boldly walked up to the rice trader and bought two bags and was almost making it out of the market when the trader realized that he had been handed fake notes and raised an alarm.

The unfortunate criminal was quickly nabbed before he could escape and beaten to a pulp. He was said to have been rescued from certain death by the intervention of some leaders in the market who pleaded that he be handed over to the police.

See the tweet here.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng

Recommended articles

We're paying for every slight error - Inter boss Inzaghi cries out after losing to Mourinho-less Roma

"We're paying for every slight error" - Inter boss Inzaghi cries out after losing to Mourinho-less Roma

Ex-Super Eagles and Barcelona star Amuneke makes Iheanacho his first signing in Zambia

Ex-Super Eagles and Barcelona star Amuneke makes Iheanacho his first signing in Zambia

'Anikulapo' is Kunle Afolayan's peace offering [Pulse Movie Review]

'Anikulapo' is Kunle Afolayan's peace offering [Pulse Movie Review]

Best-dressed housemates at the last aso-ebi themed BBNaija Saturday night party

Best-dressed housemates at the last aso-ebi themed BBNaija Saturday night party

'This is a dark day for football' - Reactions as over 120 people die in Indonesia stadium riot

'This is a dark day for football' - Reactions as over 120 people die in Indonesia stadium riot

Chelsea owner Todd Boehly edging closer to buying second football club

Chelsea owner Todd Boehly edging closer to buying second football club

ASUU Strike: FG orders Vice Chancellors to reopen universities

ASUU Strike: FG orders Vice Chancellors to reopen universities

BBNaija 7: Now that I'm out I will... - Allysyn shares plans for romance with Hermes

BBNaija 7: Now that I'm out I will... - Allysyn shares plans for romance with Hermes

BBNaija 7: Groovy was acting all busy, Amaka didn’t blow me a kiss - Phyna laments

BBNaija 7: Groovy was acting all busy, Amaka didn’t blow me a kiss - Phyna laments