The groups of a speculated cheat and two other people who pursued him into a stream in Kwara are yet to be recuperated a long time after the incident.

The episode happened last month when two technicians around the location of the occurrence pursued a presumed hoodlum into the Amilengbe river.

Nigeria: Weeks After, Bodies of Suspected Thief, 2 Trackers Still Missing in River
Nigeria: Weeks After, Bodies of Suspected Thief, 2 Trackers Still Missing in River

Residents had let Daily Trust know that the three men, who were being watched by local people during the pursuit, later vanished in the river.

Nigeria: Weeks After, Bodies of Suspected Thief, 2 Trackers Still Missing in River
Nigeria: Weeks After, Bodies of Suspected Thief, 2 Trackers Still Missing in River

Efforts by individuals around and men of the Kwara State Fire Service to recuperate their bodies have, in any case, been futile.

The State Fire Service had said "We took in the speculate took from some Igbo brokers around Amilengbe and bounced into the waterway when he got to the scaffold. However, following a few hours of search, we have not seen any of their follows, regardless of whether they are dead or alive."

Nigeria: Weeks After, Bodies of Suspected Thief, 2 Trackers Still Missing in River
Nigeria: Weeks After, Bodies of Suspected Thief, 2 Trackers Still Missing in River

When reached on Sunday, the HOD, Media and Publicity, Kwara State Fire Service, Hassan Adekunle, said the bodies have not been recovered.

He said, "Their bodies are yet to be recuperated. Our men have looked through the waterway a few times without success."