Tension in Sapele as Pastor, wife escape after allegedly flog son to death


By Nosa Akenzua, Asaba

Palpable tension has continued to unsettle the serene atmosphere of Ogirisen Community of Elume in Sapele Local Government Area of Delta state following the disappearance of Pastor Amos Kosini and the wife after allegedly flogging their Son to death in the area.

The Police Commissioner in the state, Hafiz Mohammed Inuwah who confirmed this to Journalists in Asaba on Friday said that the police were determined to fish out the wicked pastor and the wife over the crime they both Committed.

He said’ we are looking for the Pastor and the wife after allegedly flogging their Son to death, the Police will fish him out at all costs, We have strategized on how we can fish him out from where they ran into after killing their Son”

Meanwhile, the death of five year old Son, Faithful, who was alleged to have been flogged to death by Pastor Father, Pastor Amos Kosini over alleged witchcraft accusation, has Continued to generate criticisms, especially from parents who described the action of the Pastor as wicked and evil, urging the law enforcement agents to ensure Justice in the incident.

It was gathered that two other Children of the Pastor’s Church, Paradise and Wonderful Godspower are Currently in Critical Condition at an undisclosed hospital after they Sustained Severe injuries in the hands of the man of God who allegedly exorcising witchcraft from them among the Children he allegedly tortured in the process of Conducting” Spiritual deliverance for them, Paradise, Eight, Wonderful, Four, Faithful, Five, Winner and Goodness.

At present, Pastor Amos Kosini and the wife have fled the Community for fear of arrest while one of the injured Children, Paradise who spoke to Journalists in the area alleged that they have been under torture Since December 14, 2019, over allegations of witchcraft among others, adding” our Uncle ( Pastor) said evil spirits are in our bodies, he also said we going to Coven and that the devil was Coming to give us sweet, and he used wire to flog us ,it was in the process that Faithful died”

In another development, a builder, Ezenwa Emmanuel and others at large, have been Charged before an Asaba High Court for attempting to rob a woman while being armed

Ezenwa Emmanuel who lives at Cable Point quarters in Asaba, was accused by one Stella Anazie as one of the suspects who broke into her apartment with the intention to rob her, adding that the accused and his Cohurts used Iron bar to forcefully open her door, but they ran out of luck as she was woken up by the noises.

She reportedly held the suspect on his trousers while others ran away, adding that when her son switched on the light, she saw the suspect who later freed himself from her grip and fled, but the court proceedings, Ezenwa adopted his written statement as his evidence in

Chief as the defendant Counsel Barr Edward Asiana pleaded with the Court to avail his client with an interpreter in pigin as he does not understand English language.

The state Counsel objected to the plea stating that the accused never demanded for an interpreter since inception of the case only to ask for one at the defense stage,but her objection was over ruled by the Presiding Judge, Justice F A, Azinge and the matter adjourned till March 26th, 2020 when the Second witness who is the wife of the accused is granted bill to testify

Also, two man armed robbery gang who killed one Monorail Ofishe after robbing him of his motorcycle in Oghara Community in Ethiope West Local Government Area of the state has been arrested by the Police in the area as Confirmed by the Police Commissioner in the state Hafiz Mohammed Inuwah.

The two suspects, Ovie James and Daniel John were arrested while trying to dispose the motorcycle by the Police detectives attached to Mosogar Police Division and upon interrogation, Confessed to have murdered Memorial Ofishe with three others at large. James Ovie and Daniel John who were among the Suspects paraded by the Police Command earlier this week, reportedly buried the Corpse of their Victim in a Shallow grave at Akuodo village bush.

Meanwhile, the body of the deceased had been exhumed and deposited at Sapele General Hospital mortuary while the Police have intensified efforts to arrest other members of the gang


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