At least 15 aggrieved young men beat up the pastors of a church, also destroying windows, and other parts of the church buildings.
Spokesman, DSP Zubairu Abubakar, in a statement said one Akim Samuel has been arrested in connection with the crime, while efforts have also intensified to ensure the arrest and arraignment of the fleeing suspects.
The statement read; “On April 1, 2016, at about 19.30 hours, Pastor Yusuf Joseph and Mrs. Juliana Adebayo of Cherubim & Seraphim Holy Michael, and Agbara Oke Church of Ugwan Boro, reported at the Sabo Tasha Police Station that on the same date, some unknown youth, numbering about 15, who normally come to swim at Firoro Dam, stumbled on their churches, beat them up, destroyed the glasses of the window and destroyed some parts of church buildings.
“The scene of the crime was visited by the DPO for on the spot assessment. One Akim Samuel of ECWA Good News church, Ungwan Boro was arrested.
“Preliminary investigation reveals that the perpetrators are Christian youths. However, efforts have been intensified to arrest the fleeing suspects for full scale investigation and prosecution.”