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IG orders fresh probe into LUTH consultant’s death

By Monsuru Olowoopejo

LAGOS— The Inspector General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, has ordered fresh investigation to unravel the cause of death of Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, consultant, Dr. Hestianna Idiodi-Thomas.

The order was in response to the petition filed by the coalition of human rights organizations under the aegis of Concerned Women Voices, CWV, on November 3, 2015 to the  Inspector General of Police, demanding a fresh autopsy to ascertain the cause of the later doctor’s death.

They alleged that a lot of issues have already been swept under the carpet concerning the mysterious death of the woman who died barely a month ago.

Speaking on behalf of the group, weekend, Mrs. Josephine Effah-Chukwuma of Project Alert and Violence Against Women disclosed that the Inspector General of Police, had last Wednesday, November 11, 2015 ordered the AIG Zone 2 to commence fresh investigation into the alleged murder of the doctor.



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