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  • Updated: May 25, 2022

Teenager Arrested While Attempting To Steal Dead Body Parts 

Teenager Arrested While Attempting To Steal Dead Body Parts

Lawali Abubakar

A 16-year-old boy, Lawali Abubakar has been arrested by the Police operatives attached to the Chanchaga Division of Kasuwan-Gwari, Minna, Niger State.

The suspect was arrested on Tuesday at Chanchaga cemetery when he attempted to exhume a corpse from the grave.

The Police division stated that Lawali during interrogation confessed to having conspired with one Salisu of same address, presently at large to get body parts and cloth of a corpse from the cemetery at the rate of five thousand.

He equally engaged in a similar act last year at Bosso cemetery where he exhumed and removed four fingers from a corpse. He confessed further that he was sent by one Sadiq to get the fingers and was paid three thousand naira.

The case is presently under investigation as efforts to apprehend Hamisu and Sadiq are ongoing. The suspect will be prosecuted accordingly after the investigation.

 

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