- The mortuary man at the centre of the viral video of Ebony and Franky Kuri in the morgue says he did nothing wrong
- He claims to have recorded the video for the police investigators who ordered him to do so
- The attendant spoke in a radio interview through his friend as he has reportedly gone into hiding
In the video, a mortuary attendant is reportedly seen touching the breasts and other body parts of Ebony and Franky whiled his colleague filmed him.
This has been described as disgusting by many Ghanaians, with the father of Ebony hinting of suing the hospital for the conduct of the mortuary man.
But the mortuary man who was spotted in the video handling the corpses in a playful manner has defended his actions.
According to him, he had been ordered by Police investigators to who came to the mortuary to film the bodies for them to assist them in their investigation.
In a message relayed through his friend, the mortuary man explained that he did no wrong because to get very good shots, he [mortuary man] asked his colleague to video the bodies while he kept turning them.
"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 told Kumasi-based Nhyira FM.
The mortuary man, YEN.com.gh understands, has gone into hiding since the video leaked.
Meanwhile the Police have declared the mortuary man wanted as they "commence investigations into the matter and bring those perpetrators to book.”
Ebony died in a gory accident near Mankranso on the Sunyani-Kumasi on February 8 while returning from a visit to her mother, Beatrice Oppong in Sunyani.
Two others, Ebony's friend, Franky Kuri, and soldier bodyguard Francis Atsu Vondee, also died in the accident.
Ebony will be buried in Accra on March 17, Franky will be buried on March 3, with Francis also getting buried on March 23.
Ebony's father has announced that her funeral will be held at the Independence Square.
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