By Muhammadu Sabiu
A deeply disturbing incident has rattled the Agbarha-Otor community when a middle-aged pastor, whose name has been withheld, is facing allegations of brutally murdering a young girl.
The victim’s lifeless body was found within the pastor’s residence in this rural Delta State community, with reports suggesting that a machete was used in the crime.
The motive behind this shocking act remains unclear, but some sources speculate a connection to the destruction of a local shrine.
Outraged youths in the community initially sought to take matters into their own hands, but the situation was diffused by the prompt arrival of law enforcement.
Human rights activist Israel Joe has called upon the Delta State Commissioner of Police to ensure a thorough investigation and prosecution of the accused individual.
This tragic incident has left the community in mourning, with many demanding justice for the young victim as the investigation progresses.