A dwarf, simply identified as Anayo, escaped lynching by whiskers as he was accused of causing the disappearance of the manhood of a man whom he shook hands with.
He was beaten to a pulp by an irate mob before the arrival of the police who rescued him.
A statement by spokesman of Enugu state police command, Superintendent Ebere Amaraizu said the alleged victim gave his name as Sunday Ebubechukwu.
States Amaraizu: “The Enugu state command of the Nigeria police force through its operatives of Ogui Division are trying to unravel the mystery surrounding an alleged complaint of feeling of weakness of a male genital organ of a man shortly after his handshake with a man in Enugu.
It was gathered that the alleged victim who gave his name as one Sunday Ebubechukwu of Obiagu axis of Ogui Enugu had raised an alarm which had attracted sympathizers to the scene at Obiagu on the ground that someone whom he allegedly had handshake with, may have caused the instant weakness of his manhood thereby causing his manhood disappear.
It was however gathered that this instantly prompted sympathizers around to descend heavily on the alleged suspect identified as one Anayo who is also said to be a physically challenged person.
He was said to be receiving beating of his life before police operatives from Ogui Division promptly intervened.
A full scale investigations has begun over the alleged incident.”