Police in Niger State have arrested a 16-year-old boy, Lawal Abubakar in Kasuwan-Gwari, Minna, for attempting to exhume a dead body in Chanchaga Cementary.
Police spokesman in the state, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, said operatives attached to Chanchaga Division arrested the teenager on Saturday.
“The suspect was arrested at Chanchaga cemetery when he allegedly attempted to exhume a body from a grave,” he said.
Abiodun said during interrogation that the suspect confessed to having conspired with one Hamisu of the same address, but currently at large, to get body parts and clothes from a corpse in the cemetery.
He said the case was still under once investigation and that efforts to apprehend Hamisu were ongoing.