Benue State Action Committee on COVID-19, has said that four persons with COVID-19 dead body have been arrested in the State.
The dead body is said be one Peter Aiv Kogi, who died of coronavirus in Kano and was being taken to Konshisha, Benue state for burial when the vehicle conveying the corpse was intercepted.
One of the member of the committee, while addressing newsmen on the matter was quoted as saying;
“When the Committee was alerted to the curious development, with the combined efforts of the Konshisha and Gwer East Covid-19 teams, a roadblock was quickly mounted at Jato, near Aliade where the vehicle carrying the body of the Covid-19 victim was intercepted. All the four persons on the vehicle are to be quarantined this night, he added.”