The Pastor-in-Charge of Divine Shadow Church, Daudu, Uhembe Jacob, has been murdered by a mob of youth for his alleged involvement in the case of a missing male organ.
Youth in the area went into a frenzy and se burnt down the house of the pastor last Tuesday claiming he was the mastermind of 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.
He was however caught by the mob while heading towards Lafia road in Nasarawa state. His corpse was later discovered on Friday, November 6,2020.
The community has erupted in demonstrations by those loyal to the pastor as they paraded photos of the deceased pastor.
The police in Benue state have also confirmed the killing and said investigation has commenced.