Some unknown persons have exhumed the corpse of one Smart Isiuwa at Umuoriehi village in the Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State.
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The 82-year-old’s coffin was destroyed and his corpse displayed by the road side two weeks after he was buried.
Sunday Punch reports that the incident happened on Friday night while family members were asleep.
The report said prior to Isiuwa’s burial, his corpse spent over a year in the mortuary before it was finally buried two weeks ago in the family compound. It said disagreements to secure a place to bury Isiuwa was what led to the prolonged stay of the corpse in the morgue.
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His son, Ebere said he was waiting for his elder brother to return from a trip before their father is re-buried.