A man managed to scare the absolute bejesus out of security officers at a bus station in Guizhou province last week after they discovered a pair of human arms packed away inside his luggage.
In surveillance camera footage, the 50-year-old man can be seen entering the bus station in the city of Duyun and nonchalantly placing his bag through the scanner, only to be detained afterward when security saw what was inside.
But it turns out that the man had a good explanation for carrying around a couple of severed arms, explaining to officers that he was not a murderer but a devoted brother.
The man said that his brother had recently had both of arms amputated following an electrical accident. Due to traditional Chinese beliefs that the whole body should be buried together when someone dies, he was carrying the arms back to their home village for safe keeping.
Officers called the hospital where the man’s brother was being treated to confirm the story, but still did not allow him on the bus with the severed limbs, explaining to him that you need special permits to transport around human body parts. Who knew?!
Watch video of the incident below:
[Images via Pear Video]
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