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June 13, 2024
LAW & CRIME

POLICE RELEASES LIST OF UNIDENTIFIED CORPSES

Maseru, Sept. 29 — The Lesotho Mounted Police Service (LMPS) has pleaded with the public who have reported their relatives missing to report to the Police stations for identification as the Police has found multiple dead bodies.

Speaking in an interview with the Agency, the Lesotho Mounted Police Service Public Relations Officer,  Senior Superintendent Kabelo Halahala said that there are about 33 corpses which the police have recovered from 2020 up to date.

He said that the number includes 29 males, one female and 3 body remains which the Police was unable to identify its gender.

He mentioned that the corpses are kept in the private mortuaries in the areas such as in Maseru, Ha Makhakhe, Lithoteng, Kolonyama, Ha ‘Mants’ebo, Ha Majane and in Teyateyang.

Senior Superintendent Halahala indicated that the Police stations which can be approached on this matter include the Lithoteng Police station, Peka Police station, Mokhalinyane Police station, Pitso ground Police station, Thetsane Police station, Berea Police station, Mohale Police station as well as the Matelile Police station.

Meanwhile, Senior Superintendent Halahala mentioned that upon non identification of the corpses, the mortuary will hold a mass burial for the unidentified bodies.

The highly identified gender in the list is that of men which many of them are with assault wounds and gun shots.

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