Pastor Arrested As Mentally Challenged Man Machetes Worshipper In Anambra

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By Kamsi Anayo

The Anambra State Police command has arrested a church owner in the state after a man brought for deliverance inflicted a deep machete cut on a worshipper.

The command’s spokesperson, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga in a  statement on Sunday, said the owner of the church located at Obosi, Idemili North Local Government Area was arrested while the victim has been taken to a hospital and is currently responding to treatment.

Ikenga said “Preliminary information reveals that the man of God claimed he could heal the madman and started praying. 

“As the prayers were ongoing, the insane man during a struggle with the pastor and other members/witnesses,  picked up a cutlass from the altar and wounded one of the members.

“Furthermore, the suspected unsound mind has been taken to the hospital for psychiatric evaluation and medication, and his relatives are under interrogation in safe custody. 

“Further details shall be communicated, please.”

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