The pastor of a Celestial Church of Christ, Dominic Michael of Jesu Segun parish in Ajangbadi, Igando area of Lagos state, has allegedly killed one 25-year-old Ramat Audu. The incident happened on May 17, 2018, at Santana Bus-stop.
The deceased was said to have been ill and taken to the pastor by her 37-year-old boyfriend, Ifeanyi Enyinna for treatment.
Speaking at a press briefing at the state’s police Command on Monday, Edgal Imohimi, the Lagos state Commissioner of Police, said the suspect “administered honey, lime and other concoctions” on the deceased.
Michael was arrested alongside the deceased’s boyfriend, Ifeanyi Enyinna, following a tip-off from Ibrahim Audu, the deceased’s brother.
“Based on the development, the DPO, Ilemba Hausa, CSP Musa Anim, led a team of detectives to the scene and arrested the pastor and the deceased boyfriend Ifeanyi Enyinna,” Imohimi said.
He said that native sponge, perfume and candle sticks were recovered from the church adding that the corpse had been taken to the Igando General Hospital for post mortem examination.
The commissioner also said the suspects will be handed over to the homicide section of the SCIID Panti, Yaba for further investigation.