April 27, 2018

Dead man found inside a well in Lagos

Dead man found inside a well in Lagos

A man has drowned in an abandoned well on a piece of land at Aina bus stop, in the Fagba area of Lagos State.

PUNCH Metro learnt that marks of violence were found on his body after officials of the Lagos State Fire Service recovered the corpse. It was gathered that emergency workers, including policemen from the Ishaga division, were alerted to the incident around 1am on Monday.

Most residents approached by our correspondent, who visited the scene at about 11am, declined to speak on the incident.

However, a trader in the area said he saw some cuts in the hands of the victim while officials of State Environmental Health Monistoring Unit, were taking away his corpse. “With those marks, he was either killed and his corpse dumped inside the well by his attackers or he fell into the well out of desperation to escape a mob action. Read more 

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