Police Arrest Hospital Staff Over SAN’s Stolen CorpseFeatured, Latest News, News Monday, August 4th, 2014
IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu
The police in Enugu say they have apprehended the mortician in-charge of a private hospital, Christ Specialist Hospital Enugu, from where the corpse of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Chief Theodore Ezeobi, was allegedly stolen last week.
African Examiner reports that some yet to be identified persons were said to have broken into the morgue last Thursday morning and forcefully removed the remains of the legal luminary who died about four months ago.
Late Ezeobi, is a native of Osikwu village, Awgbu, in Orumba North local council Area of Anambra State.
However, Ebere Amarizu, the Enugu state Police Public Relations Officer PPRO, who confirmed arrest of the hospital mortician, who was on duty when the corpse of the legal practitioner was stolen, said he is presently being interrogated by the police with a view to unraveling how the corpse disappeared from the mortuary.
The police image maker said: “It is a true story that the corpse of the Senior Advocate of Nigeria from Anambra State disappeared from a hospital in Enugu and we are investigating the matter now.
“The mortician on duty that morning is in our custody and he is helping us in our investigations,”
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