Scores of hoodlums today reportedly invaded the
Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), Pillar of Fire located
LA primary school area of Akure, the Ondo state
capital during service, flogged its Pastor, Pastor
Arije and other church members.
Besides, the thugs who stormed the church on
motorcycles were also said to have destroyed some
other items which include Plastic Chairs, wall Clock,
window glass and electrical appliances among other
items found in the church after the members had
run away for safety.
According to an eyewitness, the policemen who
came to calm the situation arrested some of the
hoodlums but were attacked by the mob who
consequently rescued the arrested thugs.
While trying to rescue the arrested thugs from the
hands of the policemen, one of the cops was also
stabbed on the neck with a broken bottle by one of
However, the cause of the attack on the church has
remained unknown but a source however told DAILY
POST that a rival Pastor of one of the churches
within the area might have sponsored the attack.
Confirming the incident, the state Police Public
Relations Officer, Mr Wole Ogodo said details of the
incident was still sketchy since the ugly incident
happened over the weekend.
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