News

25-year-old woman caught digging up grave of man buried in February

On Wednesday, 25-year-old, Deborah Usman was arraigned before an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan charged with attempting to open up a grave to excavate a corpse.

According to police Prosecutor, Sgt. Olalekan Adegbite, the accused was caught when she started digging up the grave of a man that was buried in February outside a house.

He recalled that the offence was committed on July 31 at on Transformer Road, Oluyole, Ibadan, he told the court.

He said the woman conducted herself in a manner likely to cause a breach of peace.

Adegbite noted that the offence contravened Section 249 (d) of the Criminal Code, Laws of Oyo State 2000.

The accused pleaded not guilty.

The Senior Magistrate, Mrs Patricia Adetuyibi, granted Deborah bail in the sum of N50,000 with two sureties in like sum, one of who must be a blood relation of the accused.

She directed that the accused should be taken to the clinic to ascertain her mental state and adjourned the case until November 28.

 

Subscribe to Get Updates Tailored Just For You

Comments

Trending

To Top
ARE YOU READY? GET IT NOW!
Increase more than 500% of Email Subscribers!
Your Information will never be shared with any third party.
NEWS TAILORED FOR YOU
Sign up for Exclusive News and Updates
Your Information will never be shared with any third party.