Serious drama at a burial ceremony at a cemetery in Ghana, when a mortuary attendant with the Tema General Hospital stormed the burial ground to seized a dead body over an unsettled balance of GH¢40 (nearly N3,000).

According to Ghana Guardian, it was gathered that the dead man’s relations were supposed to pay him for services he rendered. However they failed to pay for the full amount and smuggled out the corpse while he was busily preparing other bodies for burial.

Eyewitness report say, the mortuary worker in the company of a colleague, stormed the cemetery while the body was being interred, seized the coffin, opened it, picked out the dressed corpse and started heading back to the mortuary.

The conduct of the mortuary men shocked mourners who had gathered at the graveside to pay their last respect to the deceased.

Meanwhile, family elders in the company of some friends managed to save the situation which paved the way for the deceased to be buried.

Watch a video showing the sad incident below: