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16-yr-old boy c@ught whiles exh#ming a corpse at the cemetery

Lawal Abubakar, a 16-yr-old boy has been arrested by Police operatives in Niger State for allegedly attempting to exhume a corpse from a grave at Chanchaga cemetery in Minna area of the state.

DSP Wasiu Abiodun, the command’s spokesperson, in a statement on Monday, May 23 said the suspect was arrested by police operatives attached to Chanchaga Division on Saturday, May 21.

During interrogation, the suspect confessed to have conspired with on Salisu, to get body parts and cloth of a corpse from the cemetery at the rate of N5,000.

The Commander also revealed that the suspect equally engaged in a similar act last year at Bosso cemetery where he exhumed and removed four fingers of a corpse.

“He confessed further that he was sent by one Sadiq to get the fingers and was paid N3,000”, DSP Abiodun said.

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