July 20, 2016 – Nigerian Bishop Sponsoring, Funding Niger Delta Avengers Militants Arrested
The presiding Bishop of New Salvation Zion Church of Christ at Igbodu area of Warri North Council Area of Delta state has been arrested for allegedly sponsoring the Niger Delta Avengers militant group.
The suspect (name withheld by request) was picked up around 8am last Wednesday and released at 8pm.
Petition filed against him alleged that he was funding the militant group and habouring their weapons in his church and house.
When information reached him, he reportedly removed the weapon stored at his church and home before heavily armed police officers arrived.
When nothing incriminating was found, he was let go and placed under surveillance.
He was ordered to report the following day for further questioning.