Man Dies After Drinking Bottles Of Dry Gin


A man identified as Emeka died yesterday in Afisman Drive, Off Anifowose Street in Ikeja,  Lagos State, Nigeria after drinking several bottles of Chelsea dry gin.

P.M.NEWS gathered that Emeka, aged about 30, died a few minutes after drinking the 12  bottles of  gin. He was said to have boasted that he could drink 12 bottles of dry gin,  after which he and a friend bet that he couldn’t.

According to an eyewitness, Mr. Humprey Ukoha, the body of the late Emeka, a bus  conductor who hails from Ibusa town in Delta State was seen around 9 a.m yesterday. The  corpse was lying beside the road at Afisman Drive.

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“We realised that he and some of his friends had bet that he could finish 12 bottles of  dry gin, but immediately he finished the drinks, he died on the spot.”

As at the time of filing this report, policemen from Obafemi Awolowo way, Ikeja Division  were seen parading the street.

—Emmanuel Osodi

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