Teenagers Drown In A Swimming Pool In Benin Hotel

Teenagers Drown In A Swimming Pool In Benin Hotel

A swimming pool belonging to a hotel in Okhoro, in the Egor Local Government Area of Edo State, has claimed the lives of two teenagers.

The victims were identified as Ikponmwosa Isibor, 17, and 16-year- old Emmanuel Abuzu.

Reportedly, the deceased who were friends, had paid to use the swimming pool before they reportedly drowned at about 4pm on Saturday.

The hotel, Okhoro Play House, has been reportedly under lock and key since the incident occurred.

A source said some workers of the hotel had also been taken to the Okhoro Police Station for interrogation.

A worker at the hotel, said the matter was being investigated by the police. He said, “ The police are already handling the matter. I think you should speak with them.”

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Moses Nkombe, told PUNCH on Wednesday, that he was not aware of the incident, saying he was away on an official assignment.


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