The mortuary man who was seen in a video circulating on social media fidgeting with the corpses of late Dancehall act, Ebony Reigns and her friend, Frankie Kuri has claimed that he was ordered to shoot the video by Police investigators.
A video of Ebony’s naked body at the Morgue was published by a faceless person on social media in the early hours of Wednesday.
In the video, an unknown man believed to be a mortuary attendant is seen ‘fondling’ with the naked body of Ebony and her friend, Franky Kuri.
Ghanaians who have seen or read about the video have condemned the actions of the mortuary man with many calling for his arrest.
A friend of the mortuary man however told Nhyira FM’s Ohemeng Tawiah that the man who is an astute mortuary man in the Ashanti Region recorded the video for evidence.
According to the friend, the CID investigation the accident asked him to video the bodies of the victims so it can be used as evidence.
“Thus, when he was asked by the pathologists working on the bodies to go and check if the bodies were ready to undergo autopsy, he took videos of them so it could be used as evidence…,” the friend who pleaded anonymity told Ohemeng Tawiah.
According to Ohemeng, the mortuary man was the one who asked the other mortuary attendance to capture the video.
Meanwhile, the Ashanti Regional Police command has commenced investigations into the case as they believe he has desecrated the body.