Police seals off church, arrests pastor for burying a two-year-old baby alive in Lagos

The Nigeria Police has sealed off the Christ Gospel Apostolic Church located in Egbeda area of Lagos and arrested the pastor for allegedly burying a two-year-old baby,alive.

Report says policemen attached to the Idimu Division invaded the church recently and exhumed the body of the victim for autopsy and subsequently arrested the pastor of the church whose name was given as Dare Ogunloye.

It was gathered that the Divisional Police Officer, Mike Ochuko, ordered his men to exhume the corpse from the church premises for autopsy.


Sources said the traditional ruler of Egbeda kingdom, Oba Samson Balogun who waded into the case had called on the Lagos State Government to shut the church if the allegation was true.

The man of God met his Waterloo when a resident close to the church who had gone out to ease himself at about 2 am saw the man burying the child within the church premise.
He is currently cooling his heels at the police station.

Anthony-Claret Onwutalobi
Anthony-Claret Onwutalobi
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