A combined team of policemen and members of vigilante groups have on Tuesday, discovered ten male dead bodies along a bush path by Ibillo- Lampese Road, Lagos – Abuja Expressway.
This is contained in a statement issued in Edo by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state (PPRO), SP Chidi Nwabuzor.
Mr Nwabuzor said that the Ibillo Division received the information that some dead bodies were sighted at Ibillo- Lampese Road and immediately mobilized his Operatives to the scene.
The joint security team discovered ten male dead bodies between the ages of twenty- three to twenty-five years.
According to the statement, “The bodies were duly searched and examined but there was no noticeable mark of violence or materials that may lead to identifying the dead bodies.
He said Investigation was also extended to the Fulani / Hausa Communities and the indigenous communities who came, examined corpses and declared that the dead bodies were not natives of their Vigilantes.
Meanwhile, the dead bodies have since been deposited at the Ibillo General Hospital Mortuary for preservation and forensic investigation.
However, the Commissioner Of Police Edo State Command, CP Mohammed Dankwara, has appealed to any one with useful information that may lead to uncovering the course of the death of the ten young men and also that could lead to the possible arrest of the suspects to call the following telephone numbers 08051010829, 08036695572, 08034702270 and 08033726625.
He urged the good people of Edo State and the general public to remain calm and go about their lawful businesses,
He said the Command has set up a powerful team of investigators to investigate this carnage to fish out the perpetrators of this carnage.