Pastor Arrested Over Hate Speech

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By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos
A Pastor of a new generation church has been held by police operatives in Lagos over alleged incitement and hate speeches.
The suspect, identified as  Pastor Chris Mordi, is said to be the founder and head of Miracle of Fire Ministry located at Ado road, Langbasa in Ajah area of the state.
He was alleged to have printed and circulated a publication which branded Catholic women and knights as being occulric.
The Commissioner of Police Lagos State Command. Edgal Imohimi vwho confirmed the arrest, said the clergy is being investigated for conduct likely to cause a breach of the peace/ insult to religion, contrary to sections 168 and 124 respectively of criminal laws of Lagos state 2015.
Edgal disclosed that the offence publication bears the title” Beware of Catholic Women Organisation ( CWO) and the Knights for they are occultic (the truth must be unveiled) “.
He informed that the suspect will be charged to court Tuesday for diligent prosecution.
His words,” The Command is investigating a case against on Pastor Chris Mordi “m” 35 years for the aforementioned offences. The suspect claimed to be the founder and head if Miracle of Fire Ministry located at Ado Road, Langbasa.
On the 5/05/ 2018, the undercover operatives of the command intercepted an inciting publication titled ” Beware of Catholic Women Organization (CWO) and the knights for they are occultic (the truth must be told)”.
The suspect in a chat with our correspondent confirmed to the alleged crime, adding that he was sent by God.
He stated that God revealed to him in a vision that all Catholic women and knights are occultic and that the public should beware of them.
The Pastor claimed to have started evangelism since 10 years,  but established the church about five years ago with over 100 members.

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