7 bodies found in a pit in Rivers state


In a shocking discovery, at least seven dead bodies have been found inside a pit at Obibi community in Etche Local Government Area of Rivers State, reports Daily Post.

A close source to the community revealed that the unidentified bodies were discovered following fresh violence in the area.

The source said, “There is a pit along Obibi where we saw the dead bodies. They are all male and we have reported to the community leaders. There have been heavy gun shooting since last weekend. We don’t know if it was the recent shooting that caused the death of the men. We want the police to come and see things for themselves.”

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE:   ICPC investigates former governors Amaechi, Kwankwaso, Chime, Shema

Investigations indicate that the victims may have been killed during a shootout in Obibi in the community last week.

The killings are linked to cult related-violence, which is also believed to be driven by the bitter political rivalry in Rivers State.

Meanwhile, the Police Public Relations Officer in the State, Ahmad Muhammad, said it had not been brought to his attention.

Kindly share this story

Similar Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.