Pastor killed by angry youth over missing male organ in Benue

The Pastor-in-Charge of Divine Shadow Church, Daudu, Uhembe Jacob, has been killed by angry youths over his alleged complicity in missing male organ in the community.

Daudu is a a satellite town on Makurdi- Lafia federal highway predominately inhabited by Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) owing to hersdmen attacks on farmers in Guma and Logo local government areas in Benue, which has witnessed massive protests over alleged missing male genital organ.

The Nation reports that youth in the area went on rampage and set the house of Pastor Uhembe Jacob ablaze last Tuesday accusing him of being the brain behind the missing organ.

According to the report, the youth allegedthat he was one of the syndicates acting as a pastor to pray and heal those who had their organs removed.It is reported that while the burning of houses was going on, Pastor Jacob attempted to escape in his vehicle.

Unfortunately for him, as he drove towards Lafia road in Nassarawa state, youths caught up and killed him.His body was found in the bush on Friday, November 6,2020.

However,there is tension in the community as some residents loyal to the pastor staged a peaceful demonstration on Sunday while displaying his poster.The police in Benue state have also
confirmed the killing and said investigation has commenced.

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