Corpses of two children found in Pit
The corpses of two children identified as Ibrahim Bernard and Aisha Michael, have been found in a pit said to be half filled with water in Gure community, in the Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara State.
According to reports, Ibrahim was still a baby crawling while Aisha was a toddler. Their parents had declared them missing a day before they were found dead in the pit.
A source in the area who spoke about the unfortunate incident, said “The children got missing from different locations. One of the victims got missing at home, while the other got missing at a market. The fact that the children were found dead in the same pit has raised suspicion as to the actual cause of the children’s demise. The parents of the two children are living in Gure. The parents of one of the deceased children are Nigerians, while the parents of the other child are foreigners.”
Confirming the incident, a Kwara State Police Public Relations Officer, Ajayi Okasanmi, said
“The remains of the kids were recovered from the pit without any mark of violence on them.We are still investigating how the kids got missing and died.”