Mother sneaks into late son’s compound, exhumes body and re-buries coffin then takes off with body in polythene bag

By , K24 Digital
On Thu, 3 Jun, 2021 13:47 | < 1 min read

Police in Kisumu have launched a manhunt for a woman who exhumed the body of her son and drove to an unknown destination.

The woman identified as Caroline Obong is said to have led a team of six others in exhuming the body of the deceased identified as Elijah Obong who was buried three weeks ago.

They later re-buried the coffin and wrapped it with a polythene bag before driving to an unknown destination.

The incident occurred in Holo village in West Songhor, Chemelil Sub- County.

While confirming the incident, Kisumu County commander Samwel Anampiu said the motive of the mission is still unknown.

The commander said that the woman and the team are said to be from Uyoma in Siaya county. “Our officers from Koru Police station are dealing with this matter that is still under investigation," Anampiu said.