The angry youths accused Pastor Emma of sleeping around with married women within and outside his church.
The Pastor was said to have incurred the wrath of the youths when he was allegedly caught sleeping with Chief Austine Omonode’s wife. The husband of the woman, Chief Austine Omonode is the President General of Idjerhe Clan Development Union (ICDU).
The youths were said to have invaded the church at about 12 noon, destroyed property worth millions of naira even as many church members were injured in the confusion.
While the details of the attack by the youth on the church were still scanty, information said that some officers of the Nigeria Army have waded into the crisis and have arrested the President General of the ICDU. [myad]