Pastor who kidnapped and murdered infant arrested in Cross River state

Pastor Obo-Ekpenyog along with six other accomplices were arraigned at the police command in Calabar.

He was paraded at the state command along with six other suspects who helped him in an assault he launched at the residence of the infant's parents.

Obo-Ekpenyog, who presided over the Royal God’s Commandment Ministry in Calabar was arrested after the police found some incriminating items in the church.

This happened during a search made possible due to the alarm raised by the victim's mother who was able to identify the pastor despite covering his face with a mask after forcefully entering her home.

ASP Irene Ugbo, a police spokesperson disclosed that the suspect was arrested along with his accomplices on Thursday, August 24, 2017.

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