A 16 year – old boy, Lawal Abubakar, has been arrested by the police in Niger State for attempting to exhume a body buried in Chanchaga cemetery.
The spokesperson of the police in the state, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, announced this on Monday 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 said.
Abiodun said that during interrogation, the suspect confessed to have conspired with one Hamisu of the same address, currently at large, to get body parts and clothes from a body in the cemetery.
He said that the case was still under investigation. Abiodun said that efforts to apprehend Hamisu were ongoing.
Abiodun said that the suspect would be prosecuted accordingly after investigation.