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General News of Monday, 19 August 2019


160 unclaimed bodies for mass burial – Police Hospital

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At least one hundred and sixty (160) “unidentified and unclaimed” bodies are due for mass burial as part of routine measures to decongest Police Hospital Mortuary, the hospital administration has announced.

The exercise will take place 21 days after today, Monday, August 19, 2019, a Press Statement by the Hospital said.

“The general public Is hereby being informed to contact the Pathology Department of the Ghana Police Hospital for identification of the persons who might have not been seen for some time as part of the search. This is to avert a situation whereby such bodies are added to those earmarked for the mass burial after twenty-one (21) days from this announcement.” the statement signed by DSP Yaw Nketia-Yeboah, Police Hospital Public Relations Officer said.

It further urged members of the general public “to acquire the habit of always having their National Identification Cards or that of any organization on them to help police and others easily identify them whenever they are in any health crises or involved in an accident.”

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