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Stone Hearted 4 arrested for killing pastor who preached repentance to them

Four men have been arrested in Port Harcourt for killing a pastor because he preached repentance to them.

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The kidnap gang play

The kidnap gang

(Rivers Police Command)

Four men, Henry Ajie, 23, Bright Ajie, 22, Dadison Ogadima, 22, and Sampson Dibia, 30,  have been arrested by the Rivers State Police Command for allegedly murdering a pastor, Chukwu Ekere, because he preached to them abut repentance.

The State Command posted on its Facebook wall that the suspect who were also involved in the kidnap, rape and murder of one Mrs Igila Sunday of Ohigha village on January 7, 2016, were arrested at Ohigha in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area and in Diobu, Port Harcourt, the state capital..

In the statement, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Ahmad Muhammad, said the gang has confessed to killing the man of God.

“The suspects confessed to the allegations of the victim’s kidnapping after which they raped, strangulated her and buried her corpse in shallow grave at Ogbosi.

The gang also confessed to have been responsible for the kidnapping of Pastor Chukwu Ekere of same Ohigha community and killed him for the simple reason that the man of God disturbed them with his preaching of repentance and also for urging them to shun their nefarious activities and accept God.

The suspects will be charged to court as soon as the investigations are concluded.”

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