A 16-year-old boy, Lawal Abubakar, has been detained by the po**ce in Po**ce operatives in Niger State for allegedly attempting to exhume a c**pse from a gr**e at Chanchaga cemetery in Minna area of the state.
The command’s spokesperson, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, through a statement on Monday, May 23, said the suspect was a**ested by po**ce operatives attached to Chanchaga Division on Saturday, May 21.
During interrogation, he confessed to have conspired with one Salisu, presently at large, to get body parts and cloth of a corpse from the cemetery at the rate of N5,000.
Abiodun disclosed that the suspect equally engaged in a similar act last year at Bosso cemetery where he exh#med and remove four fingers of a corpse.
He confessed further that he was sent by one Sadiq to get the fingers and was paid N3000,”