Pastor allegedly kills lover for rituals
Operatives of the Ogun state police command have apprehended a pastor of Holy Gathering Christian Evangelical church of God, Tobiloba Ipeisn for rituals in the Ewekoro local government area of the state.
The suspect confessed to have beheaded the victim and severed the two hands.
Residents of Elebute, Wasinnmi on Tuesday trooped out en masse when the commissioner of Police, Ahmed Illyasu led journalists to this uncompleted church located in the inner part of the settlement for an on the spot assessment and to witness the level of damage done.
Speaking to Galaxy News, Tobiloba Ipeisin a clergy who also doubles as an accounting/commerce teacher revealed that he was forced by one Sopeju and his Occultic group to join their association.
He said that the victim was killed in the process of his initiation as a member of the cult group.
Parading the suspect, Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, says the command was able to arrest the suspect and his accomplice, Daniel Sopeju after it received a missing person's report.
A resident of Ewekoro, Ahmed Adegboye who spoke urged the government to ensure that justice was given to the family of the late victim.
Meanwhile, visibly angry residents razed down the church and the suspect residence.
The Ogun state police as assured that the suspect will soon be charged to court as the investigation continues.
Report by John Felix