The Police Command in Delta State has arrested a pastor identified as Emmanuel Mokogwu, in Onicha-Olona, Aniocha North Local Government Area of the state for extorting the sum of N550,000 from a woman named Mrs. Theresa Okolie whom he prophesied that death was lurking around her.
Newsnaija gathered that the pastor claimed to have been ordained at the Winners’ Chapel four years ago.
The pastor who is aged 33 was said to have collected the money from the victim to cleanse the house of demonic spirits.
Mrs. Theresa who is the victim in her statement said, “I think the pastor used a charm on me because immediately he told me that my house was covered in darkness and harbored the spirit of untimely death, I started running about to gather money for him.
She said first “I gave him N350,000 that I kept for my farm and in the process of borrowing the balance from a friend was when the police were alerted.”
But when contacted,
the police spokesperson in the state, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, when contacted said she had yet to get the details of the incident from the Olana Divisional Police Officer as of the time of filing this report.
Onovwakpoyeya said. “I have not been able to reach the Olana DPO yet, I will get back to you after getting the details of the incident from him,”.