Masquerades Invade Ondo Church, Beat Pastors

Four masquerades have reportedly invaded a Christ Apostolic Church in Epinmi Akoko in Ondo State, flogging two pastors as worshippers fled.

One of the masquerades identified as Tunde Arohunmolase was, however, arrested while others fled after flogging the pastors and the worshipers.

A Police source told Vanguard that the masquerades invaded the church while the service was on-going, disrupting it.

Two of the Pastors were reportedly injured by the time the masquerades left the church premises.

Ondo State Police Public Relations Officer, Wole Ogodo, confirmed that two Pastors were wounded during the attack and have been treated. He gave the names of the Pastors as Jacob Ogunmola and Kehinde Ilori.

The Police Spokesman added that one of the suspect, Tunde Arohunmolase is in Police custody and has made useful statement.

He assured that the fleeing masqueraders would soon be apprehended soon.