Police recover 4 corpses from collapsed building in Onitsha




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ONITSHA – The Police in Anambra have recovered four corpses from rubbles the collapsed uncompleted four-storey building at a church premises in Onitsha.
The Police Officer in the state, ASP Emeka Chukwuemeka, told newsmen in Onitsha on that the corpses had been deposited in a mortuary.
He said there was no official complaint from the church, owners the collapsed building, or from the contractors handling the project.
“The police are still waiting for official report from the necessary authorities’’, he said.
Chukwuemeka said that in line with Gov. Willie Obiano’s directive, the police had commenced investigation into the cause the collapse.
The building collapsed, trapping about four persons on Monday June 2 at about 1.00 p.m. (NAN)