Police in Anambra recovers three more bodies of boat mishap victims.


Police in Anambra recovers three more bodies of boat mishap victims.


Marine Police of Anambra State Command has recovered bodies of the three remaining victims of the unfortunate boat accident involving a movie cast.

In a statement signed by the

Police Public Relations Officer,

Anambra State Command, SP Tochukwu Ikenga noted that two of the bodies were recovered on 11th April, 2024 while the last was washed in by the tide yesterday's morning .

Ikenga said that all the bodies have been deposited in hospital mortuary in Asaba while the President of the Guild of Actors and Actresses has been notified of the recovery.

Furthermore, he said although the accident happened within the jurisdiction of Anambra State Command, insisting that issues relating to release of bodies of the accident victims for a decent burial  are to be handled by Delta State Police Command.

"The Commissioner of Police CP Aderemi Adeoye commiserate with family, friends and fans of the actors who died as a result of the boat mishap. He prayed Almighty God to grant their souls a sweet repose.

"He urged all water commuters to be safety conscious and avoid behaviour that may jeorpardise their safety and that of others while on transit on water.

"He promised expedited investigation  into the sad accident that claimed lives of five actors. He also commended the Command’s  Marine Unit and its Commander for dedication to duty.


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