Calabar Pastor Arrested For Killing Baby For Money Ritual Claims Innocence As Mother Of Child Speaks

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August 30, 2017 – Calabar Pastor Arrested For Killing Baby For Money Ritual Claims Innocence As Mother Of Child Speaks

Faith Inyang, the 20-year-old mother of an 18-month old baby allegedly used for money ritual in Calabar last week on Tuesday revealed how Pastor Tony Obo-Ekpeyong, allegedly broke into her home alongside six others to steal her 18-month old baby girl.

Narrating the sordid incident to media men at the headquarters of the Cross River State Command in Calabar on Tuesday, Inyang said her baby was stolen at about 3am on August 24 by masked men whom she said she was able to identify.

She said she was able to identify the pastor because he and the other alleged assailants lived in the same neighbourhood as her.

The state Police Command paraded the pastor, who oversees the Royal God’s Commandment Ministry; and six others for allegedly killing the little baby and also for allegedly being in possession of what was suspected to be her heart.

Inyang told The PUNCH that the suspects invaded her house, located around the Calabar-South axis of the state capital in the wee hours of the morning and ordered all the occupants to lie down while they forcefully took her baby away.

She said,

“When they broke into our house, we pleaded with them not to hurt us. They came in with machetes and they used it on me and my cousin before taking my child away.

“I recognised one of the men because of his stature; he lived around our area and he normally passed through our house.

“When they left, we came out and started shouting for help and some men in the area came out and trailed them to the church

“Everything became clear in the morning and the Police came in and arrested them. Up till now, I have not seen the body of my daughter, apart from the heart that was found there.”

Parading the suspects, the state Police spokesperson, ASP Irene Ugbo, said the pastor was arrested alongside six others on Thursday, August 24, by men of the command.

Ugbo explained that the suspects were arrested when the parents of the child raised the alarm that their child had been abducted by masked men who broke into their house.

According to the ASP, the Police immediately swung into action, searched the church surroundings and found some ‘incriminating items’ and thereafter arrested the pastor and six others.

“On the 24th of August 2017, we received a distress call that one pastor in a church in Calabar South has killed an 18-month-old baby girl.

“When we got there, the heart of the child was still breathing. The suspect claimed that it was a fowl’s heart. So, we have sent the heart to the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital for proper analysis.

“We actually heard some rumours that the Police have collected money to release the suspects. We have called the Press here today in order to show to the world that the suspects are still in our custody and investigation is ongoing.

“The Police cannot release murder suspects, kidnappers and others without due process. We are going to charge the suspects to court immediately,” Ugbo said.

The suspect, pastor Obo-Ekpeyong, denied the allegations, saying that he did not kill the child for any ritual purpose.

“I was praying for one of our members who was sick when the Police came and arrested me. The heart they saw was that of a fowl. We don’t operate any spiritual shrine in the church.

“The thick blood that was seen on the altar was that of a goat and fowl that we killed to celebrate with members after our three-day fasting programme in the church,” Obo-Ekpeyong said.

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10 thoughts on “Calabar Pastor Arrested For Killing Baby For Money Ritual Claims Innocence As Mother Of Child Speaks

  1. so fake pastor after every 3 days fasting and prayers u kill goat on alter for celebration, pls tell that to ur gods. the breathing heart also is for foul he killed. the incriminating items found there is also for the celebration and closure of the 3 days fasting and prayer. It could have better for u to be a native doctor than to call urself a pastor in disguise.
    The heart of the toddle will never cease to torment you all the days of ur life .
    God Almighty will surely give ur deserve punishment for using his name in vain according to the ten commandment.

  2. THE MORE PEOPLE PRAY AND SAY IN THE NAME OF THE BLOOD , THEN THEY SHALL SEE MORE BLOOD .

    THE F B I NEED TO GO FROM ONE CHURCH TO THE OTHER AND SEE WHAT IS BEHIND CLOSED DOOR ,

    THEN THEY WILL SEE THAT IT IS A CHAMBER OF THE MURDERERS RITUALIST,

    BECAUSE THE OGBONI FRATERNITY CREATED KIRIYO,

    WHEN I DISCOVERED THAT THINGS WERE NOT RIGHT ,

    I HAVE REMAIN IN-SITU WITH MYSELF FOR THE PAST 30 YRS ,
    I REFUSED TO GO TO CHURCHES OF ANY KIND ,

    NO , NO , BECAUSE SOME OF THE SO CALLED ARE GANGSTERS .

  3. If not that u are stupid in an evil way, u will know d heart of a fowl is tiny compared to a toddler. you killed fowl and goat on d altar…..u dont even know how to tell a lie. if u ever sleep wt 1000 women, u will never have a child
    What is wrong wt these pple sef?
    Nations are exploring innovations in technology and finding solutions to humn pproblems, u are here destroying destinies! Say to the wicked,'”It shall not be well wt u”!

    • That is why other countries look down on us as people from dark continent. Reading this story makes us look worst among internationall communities. How do you think they will make their VISAS available for ritualists? infant they don’t want you to bring that idea into their Country. Other nations are advancing while we are killing ourselves for money ritual. You know why, because our so called leaders are their patrons. Nobody can achieve success in Nigeria now without sacrificing human being. What’ a backward nation?..

  4. CHAI!!! But, why are human being so wicked???
    Do you know that even a serpent with all its vernomous attacks on its prey do not harm infants?
    But here we have a so called pastor and his murderous members claiming innocence of this little Angel‘s death.

    Question is, what sort of a goat‘s heart would still be breathing after the rest parts had supposedly been cooked and eaten?
    Even if its true, what‘s the point keeping the heart?
    So many questions abound.
    God is watching.

    I take a stroll…

  5. Chai,This is wickedness terrible. How can they do this. My God. Who arew those girls? Were they among? Do they know they will one day need their own children?

    Wickedness wickedness all for the sake of blood money. Pastor God has arrested you and shame on you.

  6. Sometime non-Christian sent story like this to manipulate the mind of a true Christian to turn against Christianity. I will never believe such until I see for myself.

  7. They need to hang this man immediately….make them cut in thing too make e for also experience the pain the mother is going through

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