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Posted Friday, January 23, 2009
In Nigeria, Police are said to place a goat in tight
handcuffs after attempting to steal a car
By The Associated Press
ETLAGOS, Nigeria - One of Nigeria's biggest daily newspapers reported that
police implicated a goat in an attempted automobile theft. In a front-page
article on Friday, the Vanguard newspaper said that two men tried to steal a
Mazda car two days earlier in Kwara State, with one suspect transforming himself
into a goat as vigilantes cornered him.
The paper quoted police spokesman Tunde Mohammed as saying that while one
suspect escaped, the other transformed into a goat as he was about to be
The newspaper reported that police paraded the goat before journalists, and
published a picture of the animal.
Police in the state couldn't immediately be reached for comment.
Belief in black magic is widespread in Nigeria, particularly in far-flung rural
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