Akwa Ibom State Police Command has begun investigation into the death of three sisters identified as Uduak Obong, 30, Blessing Obong, 18, and Uduak Obong 7, who were suspected to have died from food poisoning after eating rice together.
This was contained in a statement by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Odiko Macdon, on Monday.
The statement read, “The Command has removed the lifeless bodies and commenced investigation on the cause of death of the three sisters.
“Preliminary findings show that they ate rice and stew before going to bed the previous night of the sad incident.”
The statement added that the state Commissioner of Police, Andrew Amiengheme, has offered condolences to the family of the deceased and ordered for a discreet investigation to determine the cause of their death.