Man, 26, Declared Missing, Found Drowned In River

Oluseyi Dasilva



A 26 years old, Abdulwaheed Abdullateef, who had been previously declared missing by his parents since about four days ago, was on Saturday found dead at the Bank of River Moro a river by one Mr. Hassan.

The deceased who is said to be the son of a retired police office had been declared missing by his parent since more than four days

According to a press release by Hassan Hakeem Adekunle, the Head of department, Media And Publicity on behalf of the Director, Kwara State Fire Service “the incident happened around 12:36hrs on Saturday.”

“It involved a man called Abdulwaheed Abdullateef, of 26 years old which was previously acclaimed missing by his parents about four days ago, was suddenly spotted this afternoon by one Mr. Hassan at Moro River Bank,” the statement stated.

The Brigade was said to arrive at the scene exactly 12:54hrs and recovered the victim dead before it was later handed over to the parents.

“During cause of our investigation it was gathered that father of the victims is retired police officers, ” the statement added, praying that Almighty God give the family of the deceased the fortitude to bear the loss.

As at the time of filing this report, the Fire Service is yet to ascertain the immediate and remote cause of the incidence whether as a suicide or murder case and no arrest is yet made.

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