A police officer has allegedly exhumed and bolted with over 10 dead bodies from the Gomoa Fawomaye Cemetery in the Gomoa West District of the Central Region.
Recounting the incident, the Odikro of the area Nana Okofo Kwakye Abeka Acquah III indicated that, the police officer known as Superintendent Robert Cobby from Gomoa Kyiren came to them and informed them that he wanted the land for a project.
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According to Nana Okofo Kwakye Abeka Acquah III, the Chiefs declined his request since the land in question was a cemetery and was not available.
However, the Chiefs noticed the next day that Supt. Cobby and some thugs had invaded the Cemetery, demolished and defaced it.
Inspections made by the aggrieved Chiefs, Elders and some residents indicated that over 10 dead bodies had gone missing, allegedly stolen by Supt. Cobby.
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The Chiefs and Elders in the area exhumed all the graves and found out that the bodies of some people who died in an accident were missing.
At a Press Conference, the angry Chiefs threatened to demonstrate massively against the Police Officer if he fail to return all the dead bodies within one week.
According to the aggrieved Chiefs, the Supt. Cobby has also destroyed the only Cemetery the community depends on, adding that the exhumed dead bodies will also cause serious implications to the community spiritually.
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