Two men identified as Isah Abdulkabir and Daniel Emmanuel have been dragged to court.
They were arraigned before an Oyo State Magistrates’ Court at Iyaganku, Ibadan, by the police, for allegedly manhandling corpse of one Patrick Alexandra.
The defendants who were arraigned on charges bordering on conspiracy and misconduct in form of ‘manhandling of a corpse’, committed the alleged offence around 2pm on September 19, 2022, in the Odogbo area of Ibadan.
Prosecuting counsel for the police, Foluke Adedosu, said the suspects indecently and improperly interfered with the corpse by dumping it in a shop, an offence contrary to sections 516 and 242 (1) (b) of the Criminal laws of Oyo State, 2000.
After the suspects pleaded not guilty to the charge. the magistrate, O.A. Enilolobo, admitted them to bail in the sum of N100,000 with one surety each in like sum.
The case was adjourned till February 21, 2023 for hearing.