‘My sister’s corpse was sexually violated’, says bro. of woman whose grave was exhumed

A family in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania is reeling from shock after the body of their relative was exhumed Thursday night and her clothes taken off.

Mercy Mkwaya Maramo, who until her death was a staff member at Tanzania’s mining ministry, was buried early this week at Pugu-Mwakanga cemetery in Dar es Salaam.

On Thursday night, unknown people exhumed Ms Maramo’s grave, removed her body from the coffin and then took off her clothes.

According to the deceased’s brother, Degratius Maramo, their sister’s body was sexually violated, Global Publishers reports.

Mr Maramo said sperm traces were found around his sister’s genitals.

Police are investigating the bizarre incident that saw nothing stolen from the deceased.

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