76 years old exhume husband body 24 years after


Olabisi Olowoopejo, 76-year-old woman, has been charged to court and facing a three-count-charge of breach of peace, forgery and conspiracy for allegedly exhuming the body of her late husband before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Olabisi who pleaded not guilty to the accusation of exhuming the body was also found with an allegedly forged Oshodi/Isolo Local Government exhumation of body permit.

One of the defendant’s sons,  Bashiru Olowoopejo, reported the case to the police after the defendant exhumed the body.

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According to the prosecutor, Sgt. Michael Unah, the defendant conducted herself in a manner likely to cause breach of the peace.

He noted that she, with others still at large, exhumed the body of her husband, one late Alani Olowoopejo, who died in 1995, from where he was buried on March 1, at her residence. 
The case has been adjourned July 22 with a bail of N50,000 by the Chief Magistrate, Mr. A.A. Fashola.

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