UPDATE: Police Arrest Pastor For Preaching With AK-47 Rifle

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Pastor Uche Aigbe

The Nigerian Police Intelligence Response Team, Force Intelligence Bureau, Garki, Abuja has arrested and detained the trending pastor of House on the Rock Church Abuja, Pastor Uche Aigbe, for mounting the altar with an AK-47 rifle while preaching in the church on Sunday, February 12.

Aigbe caused a stir in the church on Sunday, when he came on the podium bearing the weapon in his hand. The image and video went viral.

The FCT police command commenced an investigation immediately after it went viral, and discovered that the weapon was given to the pastor by one Inspector Musa Audu, who was on an official assignment in the church.

Upon interrogation, Audu told the police that he gave the rifle to the Pastor because he wanted to use it for illustration. The Commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory Command, Sadiq Abubakar, has reached out to the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, seeking that Inspector Audu be dismissed from the force.

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