Benjamin Nworie in Abakaliki
Ebonyi state Police Command has discovered the dead bodies of the two missing students of Federal Government College, Okposi in Ohaozara local government area of the state.
The two students were declared missing on May 14.
In a statement, the police spokesman, ASP George Okafor, said that following the report made to the police, the State Commissioner of Police, CP Peace Ibekwe Abdallah, led other senior police officers with the SARS team on ground for on the spot operational assessment and rescue of the missing students.
The PPRO disclosed that the dead bodies were discovered at a bamboo grove in ATA River, about half a kilometre from the college premises.
According to him, the discovery was sequel to information received while interacting with the entire community leaders, youths and other stakeholders of the area.
He added that in response to the information, the Command combined teams discovered the decomposing corpses of the two missing students whose parents were on hand to identify them.
However, the bodies of the two students were evacuated and deposited in the morgue for autopsy.