Court Sentences Rivers Pastor to Death by Hanging for Killing Church Members


Briga News Nigeria


A High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has sentenced the presiding pastor of a new generation Church, Chidiebere Okoroafor, to death by hanging for multiple murders.

Pastor Okoroafor, who is the General Overseer of the Altar of Solution and Healing Assembly based in Oyigbo, Rivers, was standing trial for killing his choir mistress, Orlunma Nwagba, who he impregnated.

He was also facing murder charges for the killing of Orlunma’s friend, Chigozie Ezenwa, and her 11 months old baby girl, Cresabel, on December 11, 2017, in the Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers.

The trial judge, S.O Benson, in his judgement said the evidence and confessional statements from the pastor showed that he committed the crime.

Justice Benson said the prosecution proved the case of murder against the cleric and ordered he should be Killed by hanging him on his neck until he is dead or should be injected with a lethal injection which also kills faster.




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