- A pastor is staged his own kidnap has been arrested in Kaduna
- The pastor allegedly demanded N5 million ransom from his family
- According to the police, the fake kidnap was stage-managed on Jan. 27
The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested a pastor.
The pastor was alleged to have staged his own kidnap.
After the staged managed kidnap, the pastor was alleged to have demanded N5 million ransom from his family.
This was disclosed in a statement by the command public relations officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo.
According to the statement, the fake kidnap was stage-managed on Jan. 27.
The 39-year-old pastor was also alleged to have conspired with one Otokpa to commit the offense.
He was said to have demanded the payment of Five Million Naira through text messages using the second suspect as the negotiator.”
When they received the demand, hs family reported the incident to the police.
On receiving the report, the police tracked him and arrested him alongside his accomplice at their hide-out.
It said the commissioner of police, Umar Muri condemned such criminal mentality and cautions members of the public against such a “heartless and barbaric act.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Nigerians hold religion in high esteem and do not take the words of their pastors for granted. Legit.ng reported that however, in recent times, people have become bold and now question the teachings of their religious leaders.
Legit.ng also reported that the general overseer of RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, recounted how he made one of his sons fire his secretary.
After the story was shared, Nigerians have taken to social media to react to it with many of them bashing the man of God.
According to some people, the innocent woman lost her job due to his son’s lust and she might even be the breadwinner of her family. Others, however, were of the opinion that there are lessons in his message and that the wise should learn.
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