Police Recover 3 More Bodies From Anam River

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Three more bodies of victims of the Anam River's boat mishap that claimed the life of popular Nollywood actor, Pope Obumneme Odonwodo, popularly known as Junior Pope, have been recovered.

Police Public Relations Officer of the Anambra State Police Command, SP Tochukwu Ikenga while making the disclosure said marine police operatives of the Command recovered the bodies.

Ikenga said that one body was recovered in the early hours of Friday while two bodies were earlier recovered on Thursday evening.


However, the police spokesman did not provide any details about the identities of the recovered three bodies in a statement he issued to newsmen on Friday, he confirmed that the three bodies were those who got drowned alongside with Junior Pope when their boat capsized on Wednesday.

Ikenga disclosed further that the Command had already deposited the recovered bodies in a mortuary at nearby area, and had also notified the President of the Guild of Actors and Actresses about the latest development.

Ikenga stressed further that the Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Aderemi Adeoye mourned the deceased and has notified family members of the departed persons.

The Anambra police spokesman also stated that CP Adeoye has urged all water commuters to always be conscious of their safety while embarking on marine travels by observing necessary marine travelling protocol to avoid a reoccurrence.

Adeoye, the statement noted, also assured that the marine operatives of the Command would carry out a thorough investigation to unravel the circumstances that caused the accident that claimed the life of the Nollywood star and the three other persons.

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