The Lagos State Police Command, yesterday, said it was on the trail of the owner of a vehicle in which corpses of two children were found, Monday, in Ketu area of Lagos.

The dead bodies, were identified as those of Toheeb Adedokun and Falilu Tajudeen, both three years old, who disappeared from their parents’ house located at 18 Taike street, Ketu on January 25, 2013.

Police sources told Vanguard that the bodies were found following report by two staff of the Ketu branch of a micro finance bank.

The bodies of the children were reportedly in their decomposing state. But the circumstances surrounding their death could, however, not be ascertained.

It was gathered that they probably strayed or were kidnapped that fateful day, following the rowdiness of the area, as a result of the burial ceremony of the owner of the building.

Since their disappearance, both parents have made frantic efforts to locate their whereabouts. They were therefore, taken by surprise when they were invited by the Divisional Police Officer, DPO, in-charge of Ketu division yesterday, where the news was broken to them.

Father of one of the children, Rasaq Adedokun, a commercial driver, who was too stunned to speak, simply stated that he was at work when he was informed about his son’s disappearance.

Meanwhile, operatives at the Special Anti Robbery Squad have reportedly taken over the investigation.


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