Dele Ogunyemi, Warri
Operatives of the Delta State Police Command have uncovered the decomposing corpses of two children inside an abandoned Honda Rover parked at the pathway of the residence of the owner of the said vehicle.
The Acting Police Public Relations Officer for the Delta State Command, DSP Edafe Bright, while disclosing this in a signed press statement on Saturday said the two corpses were those of Kelvin izakpa ‘m’ aged 10yrs and Fega Izakpa ‘m’ aged 7yrs. They were the children of the late Meshach Izakpa, who were staying with their mother before their disappearance.
According to the police spokesman, information got to the Abraka Police Station, about 1450hrs on Friday that two decomposing corpses of children were sighted in a Honda Rover with registration no AG 815 BKW parked at the pathway of the house of one Eniku Aghogho Tayo ‘m’ age 35yrs, but resides in Warri, who happens to be the owner of the said vehicle.
Consequently, the Divisional Police Officer, CSP Aliyu Shaba, led police operatives to the scene immediately and evacuated the corpses.
The decomposing corpses were later handed over to the family for burial while the suspect, Eniku Aghogho Tayo has been arrested, and the said vehicle impounded, the Acting PPRO stated explaining that investigation was ongoing on the matter.
In another development, the police patrol team from ‘A’ Division Warri, also on Friday raided black spots at McCaiver Street, and in the course of the raid arrested three suspects, one Monday Ofomukoro ‘m’ Prince Akpojaro ‘m’ Godday Doutimiareye ‘m’ with about 50 wraps and two unwrapped stones of illicit drugs suspected to be cocaine.
One of the suspects, Monday Ofomukoro, reportedly confessed to have been peddling such substance for some years.
The case is under investigation, the police said.