Man Violently Interrupted The Burial Ceremony Of His Wife And Threw The Corpse On The Floor In Anambra State
According to CFRMagazine, on June 23rd, a man identified as Who Know Man violently interrupted the burial ceremony of his wife and threw her corpse on the floor over ‘unresolved issues’ in Nnewi South LGA of Anambra state.
It’s understood Who Know Man married two wives but had issues with the first wife who died 3 years ago. However, the man abandoned her in the mortuary and refused to bury her because of the unresolved issue. While the first wife was in the mortuary, the second wife died. He then wanted to bury her while the other was still in the mortuary but the elders in the village opposed him.They informed him that according to Igbo tradition and custom, he was supposed to bury the first wife who had been the mortuary since 3 years before dreaming of the latter, but he ignored them all and scheduled the burial ceremony(for the second wife) today, 23rd June 2017.
It’s gathered that relatives of the first wife from Ebe Ukpor led by the elder brother, took the man unawares by going to the mortuary and taking away the corpse. They stormed the burial ceremony of the second wife as earlier as 8am to lay their late sister to rest during the lying in state. They immediately proceeded forcefully to the grave meant to bury the second wife but was strongly opposed by the man and his relations which resulted in a free-for-all fight. It was during the fight that one of the coffins was thrown on the floor.
When Who Know Man saw that the relatives of his first wife were about burying her where was dug for the second wife, he immediately mobilized some people to quickly bury her (second wife). However, he was too late as the relatives of the former overpowered them and successfully buried their late sister.
It took the intervention of the police led by DPO, SP Lucky, who arrived at the scene at the peak of the fight before peace was restored.
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