September 22, 2021

The body of a 4-year-old girl was allegedly buried alive inside Christ Gospel Apostolic Church in Ikirin, Ifelodun Local Government Area of Osun State by the Pastor of the church, Lere Ogundapo was exhumed today.

The the residents of the town told Daily Trust that the body was exhumed by policemen.

An eyewitness who Gabe his name as Mr Seyi Kolade told our correspondent that the policemen took the body away for autopsy and arrested the pastor.

The eyewitness said the policemen carried out the operation carefully to prevent chaos and destruction of property in the area by mob

He said “The policemen came and exhumed the body of the girl from the church. They arrested pastor. They use their mazda patrol vehicle to block the entrance of the Church to prevent crowd from moving into the church premises.”

Kolade said “I heard noise in the area and rushed to he scene. On getting to the entrance of the church, I was surprised to see police digging a section of the church where the body of the girl was later exhumed.”

Efforts to reach the spokesperson of the Osun State Police Command, Folasade Odoro did not succeed as she did not pick calls from our correspondent.

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