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Court remands pastor for culpable homicide in Kogi
By: News Editor
Thu, 6 Oct 2022   ||   Nigeria, Lokoja, Kogi State

A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Lokoja, has remanded Pastor Peter Michonza of the New Jerusalem Deliverance Ministry, Ageva, in Okene local government area of Kogi State at the Federal Correctional Centre Kabba for 14 days.
The presiding Chief Magistrate, Abdul A. Umar gave the order, on Thursday, following the experte application of the Department of State Security (DSS), to remand the accused person to enable them to continue further investigations.
According to the experte application, Pastor Peter was accused to have committed culpable homicide, causing miscarriage and impersonation punishable under sections 224,232,433 and 325 of the Kogi State penal code.
It could be recalled that based on available information,the Kogi State Government swooped on the New Jerusalem Deliverance Ministry, where mentally-unstable persons were placed under chains were moved out of the prayer house along with others, mainly young women who claimed they came for prayer and had spent months in the ‘church.’



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