Pastor Hid Members In Underground Cell Because Of Rapture – Ondo Police Speaks On Suspected Abduction
Following Intelligence Report gathered by the Police at Fagun Division, Ondo Town, that some children are being harboured at The Whole Bible Believers Church AKA ONDO CHURCH, Valentino area, Ondo Town, the police has given more details on the incident.
According to statement by the state public relations officer, SP Odunlami Funmilayo, preliminary investigation revealed that one Pastor Josiah Peter Asumosa, an Assistant Pastor in the Church was the one who told the members that Rapture will take place in April.
SP Funmilayo said the pastor later told members that the rapture has been changed to September, 2022 and told the young members to obey only their parents in the Lord.
She explained that officers sent to the Church to invite the Pastor were attacked by the members of the Church on sighting the Police
She further noted that a family who was around during the rescue said their daughter, a part 3 student, dropped out of school due to the strange teachings of the Pastor and left home in January, 2022 to start living in the Church.
She said “In all, Seventy seven (77) members – Twenty Six (26) children, Eight (8) teenagers and Forty Three (43) adult members were rescued from the Church”
“The two (2) Pastors are also in Police custody”
“Investigation has commenced and the outcome will be made known to the members of the Public” she added