Corpses Of Couple Abandoned In Cross River Over Land Dispute
Corpses of couple has been abandon in Calabar, the Cross River State capital due to land dispute, Brainnews report.
A Facebook user, with the username; Otuboh Godwin has narrated how the corpses of a man and his wife have been abandoned for over five days, due to land dispute in Ikot Uduak, a community in Calabar.
According to the Facebook user, Godwin, sequel to the couple’s death, the village head stepped in to claim ownership of their land, insisting that the deceased couple do not belong to the community.
The son of the deceased however, in his statement, stated that the land belongs to their family and they are still in possession of the land documents. He also maintained that his grandfather bought the land and passed it on to his dad who lived there all his life and raised 11 children.
Stressing further, the deceased son explained that the land dispute started immediately his parents died, and the village head stopped him and his siblings from burying their parents in the compound.