Police arrest pastor for alleged false prophesy

A pastor has been arrested by the Imo State Police Command for allegedly giving false prophecies against the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha. The Pastor was alleged to have given the prophecy during a church service at Uratta in Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State.
Parading the suspect at the State Police Command, Owerri, Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Andrew Enwerem, said  the pastor, alleged in his prophesy that Governor Okorocha was  engaging in the ritual exercises towards the 2019 governorship election in the state.
He added that the “false prophecy” was capable of causing rancour and panic in the state.
The Police spokesman said ““ The suspect , while on the pulpit , made false prophecies against the governor that he was recruiting young boys to be kidnapping children between zero and 10 years for ritual purposes . He falsely prophesied that the governor was engaging in the ritual purposes with the sole aim of winning the 2019 governorship election and therefore asked the congregation to pray
“This false prophecy, by this acclaimed pastor , is very malicious and capable of causing rancour, panic, anxiety and disintegrating the state. The Imo State Police Command, under the leadership of Commissioner of Police, Mr. Dasuki Galandanchi, will not watch the people jeopardise the peace of the state.
“Religious leaders should be mindful of the things they say. We will charge the suspect to court ,” he said .
The Pastor denied the allegations that he asked the congregation against untimely death and spiritual manipulations.
He claimed that he never mentioned the name of anyone.

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