Monday, 27 August 2012

Police arrest ‘prophet’ for man’s death

A self-
acclaimed Man of God,
was weekend, arrested
in connection with the
alleged death of a
motorcyclist in the
Bariga area of Lagos.
The deceased identified
as Sule Ade reportedly
left the suspect’s
apartment on Ajenifuja
Street, Bariga, about 8
p.m. on Saturday, but
started bleeding as he
was about mounting
his motorbike. He was
said to have fell and
died on the spot.
Reports, however, said
no one could say what
his mission was at the
home of the suspect,
popularly called
While some claimed he
went there for prayers
over an unknown
ailment, others said he
went there for a
session of deliverance
Spokesman for the
Lagos State Police
Command, Ngozi
Braide, confirmed the
incident, stating that
the suspect, identified
as ‘Prophet’ John
Jegun, had been
transferred to the State
Criminal Investigation
Department for further
She said: ”Ade visited
the ‘prophet’ about
6.30 p.m. on Saturday
and left after two
hours. His widow
reported the case the
following day at the
Bariga Police Division,
and the ‘prophet’ was
She did not give
further details, but said
investigation was on.

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