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72-Year-Old Woman Killed While Visiting Farm, Buried In Shallow Grave In Edo

72-Year-Old Woman Killed While Visiting Farm, Buried In Shallow Grave In Edo

A 72-year-old woman, Mrs. Veronica Akazuma has been killed and buried in a shallow grave on a farm in Afuze in the Owan East Local Government Area of Edo State.

According to a video obtained by SaharaReporters, it was gathered that the incident happened on June 17, 2024 when Akazuma was called by her customer to come and buy corn on his farm.

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The farmer allegedly collected her money, killed and buried her.

The deceased’s children were said to have reported the matter to the police in Auchi when she didn’t return home.

One of the distraught children could be heard in the video crying and wailing while the remains of her mother were being exhumed by a combined team of policemen, vigilantes and mortuary attendants

The deceased’s mobile phone was said to have been traced to the motorcyclist who took her to the farm and he was arrested.

The cyclist was said to have admitted taking her to the farm but claimed he dropped her and left her with the farmer, identified simply as Michael.

Following a search, the security team discovered a shallow grave on June 24, where the deceased was buried.

The decomposing body of the woman was exhumed and deposited in a mortuary for autopsy.

The son was heard in the heard video saying ‘’She travelled from Auchi where she lived to Afuze to purchase the corns but she never returned home.”

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