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Police nab ‘killer’ pastor

A pastor in one of the new generation churches was among the 25 suspects paraded by the Imo State Police Command in connection with various crimes ranging from murder to kidnapping, theft, fraud and armed robbery.
According to the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Taiwo Lakanu, the pastor (names withheld) who is based in Njaba Local Government Area of the state is being held over attempted murder of a member of his church.
According to the commissioner, the pastor committed the offence in the pretence of delivering the church member spiritually at a river bank.
CP Lakanu, who called for useful information from the public, said that other suspects arrested for kidnapping were members of a notorious gang that had been terrorizing the people and disturbing the peace of the state.
He said that they had concentrated their nefarious acts around World Bank Layout, New Owerri and Port Harcourt.
Recovered from the suspect were dangerous weapons, including guns and ammunition as well as machetes.

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