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In a case that has shaken the nation, police in Nigeria discovered 20 mummified bodies, including children, in a building in Benin City.

According to a statement released by police spokesperson Jennifer Iwegbu, three individuals were detained during the operation in southern Nigeria.


What is Mummified?

Mummified is methods of embalming, or treating the dead body, that the ancient Egyptians used is called mummification


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Armed police officers raided the structure in Benin City, the administrative centre of , after receiving information that it might be a “suspected ritual shrine,” according to her.

Only three miles (5 km) from the city centre, “15 mummified male corpses, 3 mummified female corpses, and 2 mummified child corpses were discovered at the spot,” according to Iwegbu.

The shrines were previously discovered by Nigeria’s security services, but the most recent one is among the most terrible in recent years given the number of deaths.

Many people who arrived at the building expressed dismay at what they perceived to have been an operation that was kept from even close neighbours’ eyes.

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The length of time the remains had been within the structure while the suspects were being questioned is yet unknown, according to the police.

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All three were young guys, and according to Iwegbu, a police medical team was involved in the investigations.

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She said, “Intense efforts are being made to apprehend the other individuals who are running.”

Meanwhile, the Independent National Electoral Commission, the Peoples Democratic Party, Sim Fubara, and 31 other individuals have been sued by the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State for “non compliance to electoral act” before a Federal High Court in Port Harcourt.

For “delaying” to send the register containing their candidates’ names to the Independent National Electoral Commission within thirty days as required by law, the APC is asking the court to disqualify all of its candidates for the general elections of 2023.

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