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Lafia Nasarawa Police Killings: Burnt Remains Of Killed Officers Released To Family

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May 13, 2013 – Lafia Nasarawa Police Killings: Burnt Remains Of Killed Officers Released To Family

Reports say that additional 25 corpses were evacuated between Saturday night and Sunday afternoon, contrary to what the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Mohammed Abubakar, said, that only 23 security operatives were killed by the outlawed Ombatse militiamen at Alakyo village in Lafia East development area of Nasarawa
State last week Tuesday.

Additional 18 corpses were said to have been brought to Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital (DASH), Lafia, the state capital, on Saturday night, while another seven were deposited on Sunday around 2.30 pm, contrary to 23 given by IGP Abubakar during his visit to the state capital, Lafia, on Saturday.

In the meantime, government and police authorities have released to wives and relatives bodies of the slain security personnel.

Online sources revealed that the management of the hospital had since that Saturday night commenced the release of the corpses on the directive of the IGP, to the wives and relatives who could identify their people. It was learnt further that the immediate commencement  of release of the corpses was not unconnected with the odour of the oozing from the bodies about six days ago.

Reports indicate that the environment of the hospital was prone to outbreak of cholera and other diseases, as maggots had started taking over the mangled bodies which were yet to be claimed by the wives or relatives of the deceased. Relations were also seen covering their noses.

One of the widows reportedly said, “I came last night but my husband was not among them and likewise this afternoon. We were told that they will still go back to bring the rest.”

A Red Cross official said that more corpses were still in the bush because they could not evacuate them at once. “We tried to pack them but the bodies are breaking into pieces, so we will need shovel to pack them,” he added.




  1. adenike

    May 13, 2013 at 9:48 AM

    Hmmmmmm! vanity upon vanity all is vanity. the bodies are breaking into pieces”. Human life is full of vanity.

  2. dikko john

    May 13, 2013 at 10:59 AM

    may their soul rest in peace.

  3. Wani25

    May 13, 2013 at 2:20 PM

    God please help ur people,i can’t believe dat Nigeria will turn to this kind of mess.but i do blame d top officials dat stole their people’s money.

  4. Olaoluwaseun

    May 13, 2013 at 2:32 PM

    With al dis tragedy dat apens to dis policemen, dier family won’t be conpensated. Which is unfair to dis Country NIGERIA

  5. Chante

    May 13, 2013 at 3:26 PM

    What a pathetic tale.its human beings we are talkin abt here.

  6. Geby

    May 13, 2013 at 3:59 PM

    Md abubakar should retire himself,since dis incident, what action to track down d evil doers,He is nt goin to do any,rather dam to eat their salary under ghost workers,But God is on his throne, watchin everybody may their soul rest in peace.

  7. blackronaldo

    May 13, 2013 at 8:44 PM

    that is 2 bad.government should do something.

  8. overcomer

    May 14, 2013 at 4:38 PM

    @Adenike,my dear vanity upon vanity.human breakn into pis. Dis life is indeed notin.

  9. overcomer

    May 14, 2013 at 4:41 PM

    @Adenike,my dear vanity upon vanity.human breakn into pis. Dis life is indeed notin. God help us.

  10. Seedoff

    May 14, 2013 at 7:49 PM

    May dere soul rest in perfect peace……

  11. Mamkaa Desmond Tersoo

    May 20, 2013 at 5:28 AM

    May their souls rest in perfect peace.

  12. Mamkaa Desmond Tersoo

    May 20, 2013 at 5:33 AM

    May God grant d families n Nigeria fortitude to bear d lost.

  13. Mamkaa Desmond Tersoo

    May 20, 2013 at 5:36 AM

    Its quite pathetic

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