Police arrest suspect for exhuming corpse from cemetery

Police arrest three for allegedly exhuming corpse | Premium Times Nigeria

The police command in Niger State has arrested an accused, Lawal Abubakar, 16, of Kasuwan-Gwari in Minna, for allegedly attempting to exhume a body in Chanchaga cemetery.

The spokesperson of the State’s police command, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, announced this Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna.

“At about 10.20 a.m. on Saturday, the police operatives attached to Chanchaga Division arrested one Lawali Abubakar, male, of Kasuwan-Gwari, Minna.

“The suspect was arrested at Chanchaga cemetery when he allegedly attempted to exhume a body from a grave,” he narrated.

Abiodun said that during interrogation, the suspect confessed to have conspired with one Hamisu of the same address, currently at large, to exhume body parts and clothes from

a body in the cemetery. The police spokesman confirmed that the case was still under investigation, while efforts to apprehend Hamisu were ongoing.

Abiodun also confirmed that the suspect would be prosecuted accordingly after investigation. NAN

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