Angry youths kill pastor over missing male organ in Benue
Angry youths have reportedly killed the pastor-in-charge of Divine Shadow Church Daudu identified as Uhembe Jacob over his alleged complicity in missing male organ in the community.
Daudu is a a satellite town on Makurdi- Lafia federal highway predominately inhabited by Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) owing to hersdmen attacks on farmers in Guma and Logo local government areas in Benue.
According to report, the town has witnessed massive protests over alleged missing malw genital organ for more two weeks.
Recall that on Tuesday, youths in the area went on rampage and set the house of Pastor Uhembe Jacob ablaze.
The angry youths accused the pastor of being the brain behind the missing organ.
According to The Nation, the angry youths said the pastor was the one of the syndicates acting as a pastor to pray and heal those who had their organs removed.
It was learnt that pastor Jacob attempted to escape in his vehicle while the burning of houses was going on.
Unfortunately for him, the angry youths caught him as he drove towards Lafia road in Nasarawa state and killed him.
His body was found in the bush on Friday.
This development has caused tension in the community as some residents loyal to the pastor staged a peaceful demonstration on Sunday while displaying his poster.
Benue Police Command has deployed anti- riot police team to forestall break down of law and order.
The killing has been confirmed by the police spokesperson, DS0 Kate Aneene.
The PPRO said investigation has commenced.