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Assailants murder deeper life pastor, dumped corpse inside pit in Kogi

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Deeper Life Pastor hacked to death, corpse dumped inside pit - Naija News 247
Deeper Life Pastor hacked to death, corpse dumped inside pit

An Okehi Local Government Area pastor, Alimi Victor of the Deeper Life Bible Church in Kogi State has been found dead per Daily Trust.

Naija News 247 learned that assailants struck the deceased while he was on his way home from a church service at Okaito area along Kabba-Okene road in Kogi.

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The pastor’s death may have been connected to a grant scheme that he allegedly encumbered said Daily Trust.

The handlers of the scheme were said not have disbursed the grant to the beneficiaries.

Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder of the pastor, which occurred on March 10.

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The Police Public Relation Officer(PPRO), SP Williams Aya, told Daily Trust that the body of the deceased was found in a pit along the route of his church, a few days after he was declared missing.

He added that the command went after the suspects and that intelligence has led to the arrest of three suspects.

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According to him, the three suspects are already undergoing interrogation at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID).

SP Aya added that the command would not disclose the identities of the suspects now as the police were still making efforts to track more persons.

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