The arm of the law has caught up with a Pastor in Imo State who tried to kill one of his church members during deliverance session.
Aged 38years old, the Pastor had allegedly scheduled a deliverance session for the church member, a female beside a river in Njaba in Njaba Local Government area of Imo state unknown to her that she was actually due to be slaughtered for other clandestine purpose.
Confirming the arrest of the pastor to newsmen alongside 24 other suspects nabbed for various offences, Imo State police Commissioner, Taiwo Lakanu disclosed that luck however ran out for the devilish pastor who gave his name as Delight Korie.
He revealed that the pastor allegedly dealt with his member under false pretense.
He did not disclose the name of the victim but gave the name of the pastors church as one Water Ground Ministry situated in Njaba LG in the State.
The police boss said the remaining suspects were nabbed for various degrees of crime ranging from kidnapping, fraud, murder, armed robbery and theft.
The Commissioner noted that the suspects arrested in respect of the kidnappings were the notorious gang that had been terrorizing the peace of the state in recent times especially in World Bank layout,New Owerri and Port-Harcourt road area of the city.
Mr Lakanu, seized the opportunity of the briefing to appeal to Imo residents to assist the police command in the fight against criminality in the state by furnishing the command with useful information about criminals and their activities.
He also assured the residents of continued protection of lives and property by the command.
Meanwhile, the Imo State police command gave the list of items recovered from the suspects to include fake dollars, guns and gun cartridges with rounds of ammunition and bullets , matchets as well as other harmful devices.