Woman charged to court for digging up grave of man buried in February.

A 25-year-old, Deborah Usman, on Wednesday appeared before an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan charged with attempting to open up a grave to exhume a corpse.

Police Prosecutor, Sgt. Olalekan Adegbite, said the accused was caught as 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.

The woman, he said, conducted herself in a manner likely to cause a breach of peace.

The accused pleaded not guilty.

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

 

(Edited By Olamide Michael)

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