Police to conduct mass burial for 120 unidentified bodies

Police to conduct mass burial for 120 unidentified bodies

- Ghana Police is set to organise a mass burial for unidentified bodies at the Police Hospital mortuary

- The police say the exercise it to decongest the morgue

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The Ghana Police Service has announced it will be embarking on a mass burial exercise in December 2019.

According to the communique from the Police Hospital in Accra, some 120 unidentified bodies at the morgue will be buried to decongest the place.

DSP Yaw Nketia-Yeboah, head of public affairs at the Police Hospital opined that unidentified and unclaimed bodies are usually accident and crime victims.

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The police is, therefore, urging the public to visit the Pathology Department of the Police Hospital in Accra for identification and collection of persons “who might have not been seen for some time as part of the search”.

The statement noted that all bodies which are not identified shall be part of the mass burial exercise 21 days after the public notice on November 25.

The police also advised the general public to always carry any form of identification card on them for emergency purposes.

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“...to help the police and others to easily identify them whenever they are here in any health crises or involved in an accident,” the statement signed by DSP Nketia-Yeboah said.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the property housing Zylofon TV has been gutted by fire Monday evening, November 25, 2019.

It took two fire engines provided by the Ghana National Fire Service to successfully douse the flames at 40 Lagos Avenue, East Legon in Accra.

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