The police in Lagos said they have arrested a 34-year-old Celestial Church pastor for allegedly giving a deadly concoction to one Ramat Audu which eventually resulted in her death.
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Edgal Imohimi, told newsmen on Monday that the pastor was arrested with the deceased’s boyfriend who took her to the church at Akesan, Igando, Lagos.
“When Ramat Audu fell ill, her boyfriend took her to Celestial Church at Ajangbadi where the pastor allegedly administered honey, lime and other concoctions into the woman.
“Consequently, the lady died on May 17 at 2pm. Based on the development, the DPO at Ilemba Hausa, CSP Musa Anim, led a team of detectives to the scene and arrested the pastor and the deceased’s boyfriend.
“The corpse was photographed and the following items were recovered from the church: A native sponge, perfume and candle sticks.
“The corpse was later taken to Igando General Hospital for postmortem.
“Suspects will be handed over to the Homicide Section of the SCIID, Panti, Yaba for further investigation,” the police commissioner said.
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