Police Hospital to Bury 300 Unidentified Bodies

The Ghana Police Hospital will embark on a mass burial for 300 unidentified and unclaimed bodies as part of routine measures to decongest the hospital’s mortuary.

A statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the hospital, DSP Yaw Nketia -Yebiah said these unidentified and unclaimed bodies are made up of mostly paupers, unknown former patients, abandoned bodies, unidentified accident, and crime victims.

He said the public is being informed to contact the Pathology Department of the 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 21 days from this announcement.”

Adding, “Members of the public are also hereby encouraged to acquire the habit of always having an identification card on them to help police and others easily identify them whenever they are in any health crisis or involved in an accident.”

 

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