Benue State Government has arrested four persons with a dead corpse of a coronavirus victim from Kano State.
The Benue State Action Committee on COVID-19, said it intercepted the vehicle carrying the corpse of the victim identified as Peter Aiv Kogi who reportedly died of coronavirus in Kano and was being taken to Konshisha for burial.
“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.
According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Benue State currently has two cases of coronavirus disease that has infected 3145 persons across the country.