Panicked has gripped a family in Kaliang’ombe village in Rabai, Kilifi County after their relative whom they thought had died and buried her returned home.
The family had claimed the body of the deceased who was killed in a car accident along Rabai-Kaloleni road before burying her.
According to Rabai OCPD Fred Abuga, the family had insisted to be given the body after postmortem was done at Coast General Hospital in Mombasa County.
Abuga said the family insisted the victim was their relative when police arrived at the accident scene.
“Police found them wailing by the roadside wanting to carry the body home for burial. However, we took the body for postmortem first before releasing it to them for burial”, said Abuga.
However, hell broke loose on Monday when their kin named Fatuma Eunice Zoka , was spotted in Changamwe, Mombasa County.
They realized they had buried an unknown person when they spotted Zoka and begged police to take away the unidentified body.
“They came with their kin to the station requesting us to exhume the body they buried as their kin was not dead”, said Abuga.
He has advised the family to get a court order to exhume the body.