Two men were on Friday docked in an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, Oyo State for alleged abuse of a corpse.
The police charged Isa Abdulkadir, 39, and Daniel Emmanuel, 38, with conspiracy and misconduct with regard to a corpse.
The Prosecution Counsel, ASP Foluke Adedosu, told the court that the defendants committed the offence on September 19, 2022 at about 2pm at Odogbo area, Ibadan.
Adedosu alleged that the defendants improperly and indecently interfered with the corpse of one Patrick Alexandral by dumping the remains in a shop.
She said the offence contravened the provisions of sections 516 and 242(1)(b) of the Criminal laws of Oyo State, 2000.
The defendants however pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Magistrate, O. A. Enilolobo, admitted the defendants to bail in the sum of N100,000 each and one surety each in like sum.
Enilolobo adjourned the case until February 21 for hearing.