Corpse Of Police Inspector Still Missing In Edo
By: Patrick Ochoga on September 11, 2013 - 2:52am
The corpse of the retired police inspector reportedly buried alive in an evil forest in Edo State, remains missing after four months of well-coordinated search carried out by operatives of zone ‘5’ Police Headquarters, Benin City.
The Assistant Inspector – General (AIG) of Police in charge of the zone, Mr. Hashimu Salihi Argungu, said in Benin City yesterday that the remains of the late retired Police Inspector is yet to be recovered.
The AIG vowed that the police would not rest on their oars until the corpse is recovered and other fleeing suspects arrested and made to face the law.
He said their collaborators have been remanded in Oko Federal Prison, Benin City, since June.
He recalled that the victim, Elder Samuel Ekhoruyimwen Ajayi, 82, the Head (Odionwere) of Oghobaghase Community, formerly known as Orogun Camp was on his way to settle a dispute in his domain when he was allegedly waylaid and captured by some youths of Ewudu village, near his community.
Both communities are located in Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo State.
It was gathered that the youths swiftly took Elder Samuel Ajayi to an evil forest near their community and buried him alive.