Bayelsa Police Confirm Attempt to Steal Corpse of Suspect from Morgue
The Bayelsa state police command has confirmed the failed attempt to steal the corpse of the 27-yr-old suspect Mr Goodluck Oviekeme who was arrested but died in custody which triggered protest in the state capital on Saturday.
Spokesperson for the command Asinim Butswat in a statement made available to newsmen in Yenagoa the state capital confirmed that there was an attempt to steal the corpse of the deceased suspect but was foiled by the vigilance of policemen on duty.
He stressed that the attempt took place around 12midmight before they mobilised to neutralize the invaders.
On his part, the Bayelsa police commissioner Echeng Echeng warned criminal elements to steer clear of the state.
He stressed that the command will never compromise in dealing with suspects.