A family has cried out for help as they accused a Lagos restaurant of hiding their daughter’s body after she died while at work.
The deceased who was reported to have worked at the restaurant’s outlet in Festac area of Lagos state is identified as Anita Chinwedu.
While the management of the restaurant is yet to publicly reveal the cause of the death of their staff, a member of the family alleged that the restaurant claimed that Anita slumped and died while she was at work on Friday, July 7.
However, the restaurant has allegedly refused to release the corpse of Anita Chinwedu to her family .
It was also alleged that a policeman countered the restaurant’s account of how Chinwedu, by allegedly unveiling that she was killed by electric shock.
The family member said,”She started working at KFC barely two months ago. On Friday last week, she was said to had slumped at about 11 PM.
“KFC claimed she just screamed and fell while trying to hang her washed clothes. According to them, they rushed her to the hospital, but the first hospital rejected her because of deposit, it was the second hospital that they took her to that pronounced her dead on arrival.
“KFC took her body to the morgue without informing her family. And as we speak, they are yet to show the family where they dumped her body. Even the police has refused to tell the family where the body is.
“We think they are trying to cover up something. We don’t think she fell just like that. KFC claimed she just screamed and fell but they didn’t call her family who lives nearby. They took her to the hospital and still didn’t inform her people.
“She died and they took her body to the mortuary without informing her family. They ran to Festac police to make an entry without informing the family still.”
On the video shared online, the mother of the deceased could be seen crying for help that the body of her daughter should be released to them.
See video below