Breaking: Days after burgling ex-Reps speaker’s house, fleeing looters drown in Jos dam



Several human bodies have been discovered dead from Laminga dam, after drowning, days after looting from former House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara’s house in Jos, state .

The authority of Jos Teaching Hospital (JUTH) as well as local sources have confirmed the discovery of the bodies.

The Jos House of former speaker was burgled by mob action carted away valuables.

According source pleaded anonymity, eight people died while another source said only six bodies were discovered.

“On Wednesday, I was at JUTH for medication, and saw dead bodies of six people that were drown in the Laminga dam brought to the hospital,” the source said.

Another source, Mr. Joseph Nyam, said those were trapped in the dam, “were running away, trying to from policemen on the day Yakubu Dogara’s house was looted.”

However, the JUTH, acting head of public relations, Mrs. Omini Bridget, confirmed that only four were taken to the hospital.

She said, “It is true that four corpses were brought to the hospital.”

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