There is outrage in Enugu State following the discovery, Monday evening, shocking images of dead bodies buried in shallow graves along the Enugu Port-Harcourt Express Road.
The incident, which occurred at the Ugwuaji Area of the State has kept residents in tears.
The corpses were buried inside the foundation of the building suspected to be a church under construction and totally covered with concrete.
It was gathered that construction of the building whose owner could not be immediately ascertained, commenced recently and was at the foundation level before the gory discovery Monday.
Unconfirmed sources said one of the workers at the site, who heard about the burial of the deceased inside the foundation before it was concretized, alerted security operatives about the evil act.
Policemen were said to have after receiving the tip-off mobilized some labourers who dug the foundation open and discovered the corpses.
The discovery attracted several passersby and motorists plying the road to the scene.