There was confusion after a woman’s corpse was exhumed by suspected ritualists after 13 days of being buried in a community in Ibadan, Oyo state capital. A reliable source serving as a witness to Double A Media crew confirmed the incident.
“The occurrence is totally true because I saw the exhumed body while going to mosque to pray. I told people not to cover the remain so as to get the police well informed but unfortunately the landlords order the remains to be buried back”
The son of the late woman bitterly expressed his disaffections with the act and the community at large laying claims that it has becomes a norm in the community.
Speaking with one of the landlords in the community, he said that the people involved in this act deceived the community vigilante to be armed robbers whereas they are ritualists that exhume corpses
“We covered the remains back so as to protect the name of the family involved and nothing more.” a landlord said.
“The occurrence was indeed a bad one and no one takes pleasure in it” the landlord concluded.