No fewer than six Hausa boys invaded Apostolic allegedly invaded Apostolic Church in Ogun State, beat some members to stupor and kidnapped one member of the Church.
The incident was disclosed in a statement by Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, on Sunday.
According to the statement, five out of the six Hausa boys carried out the attacks has been arrested
The arrested suspect include : Abubakar Ibrahim, 38; Sulaiman Yusuf, 32; Ismail Yusuf, 20; Umar Aliu, 26 and Yinusa Musa.
They were arrested on Thursday, the same days the carried out the attack.
According to the PPRO, the shepherd told the police that his church was invaded about 1:30 am by six men who were armed with dangerous weapons.
Oyeyemi said, “The hoodlums beat some members of the church to a stupor before dispossessing them of their valuables.
“As if that was not enough, the hoodlums abducted one Mojisola Atolagbe while leaving the church.
“Upon the distress call, policemen attached to Ewekoro division swiftly moved to the scene, combed the forest where the hoodlums escaped to thoroughly, and their efforts paid off when five amongst the gang members were apprehended in the bush.
“The victims of the attack have identified all the arrested suspects while the sixth one is being hunted for.”
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