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Rivers State Government Takes Over Prosecution Of Pastor Accused Of Murder

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The Rivers State Authorities has taken over the prosecution of 1 Pastor Chidiebere Okoroafor the founding father of Altar of Answer church in Oyigbo Native Authorities Space of the state who allegedly murdered three individuals in his church together with his Choir Mistress, Olunna Nwagba.

Nwagba was mentioned to have been pregnant for the pastor earlier than she was allegedly murdered.

Operatives of the Rivers State Police Command had on seventeenth of December, 2017 arrested the pastor after the husband of one of many victims, Chigozie Ezenwa raised an alarm over her whereabouts and that of her daughter Christable Ezenwa.

The police had paraded the suspect and subsequently arraigned him in court docket earlier than the state authorities, by the workplace of the Ministry of Justice determined to take over the matter.

When the matter got here up for cross-examination in court docket, one of many Investigative Police Officers, Inspector Dan Promise informed the court docket that they discovered the useless our bodies of the victims in several places inside Eberi in Afam space of Oyigbo.

Trial Choose, Justice S.O Benson after the cross-examination on Friday, adjourned until twenty fifth and thirty first January 2022 for the continuation of cross-examination of witnesses.

Talking outdoors the courtroom, the husband to one of many victims, accused the defence counsel of intentionally delaying the matter.

He known as on most people to assist him guarantee speedy prosecution of the matter.

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