Pastor and others arrested as police rescue over 50 kidnapped kids from church basement in Ondo (movies)

A pastor and a few church members have been arrested after 50 kidnapped kids had

A pastor and a few church members have been arrested after 50 kidnapped kids had been present in a church basement within the Valentino Space of Ondo city, Ondo State.


The kids had been rescued on Friday evening, July 1.


A video shared on-line reveals the kids in a patrol automobile of a police van earlier than they had been taken to the police station.


The victims, who had been mentioned to be 50 in quantity, had been alleged to be victims of a kidnap syndicate.



A bunch, Ekimogun Youths Join, in a press release issued by its president, Mr Famakinwa Lucaskakaki, mentioned it labored along with the police and the Amotekun officers to rescue the victims.


The assertion reads: “About 14:00hrs of yesterday, Friday 1st of July, 2022, I used to be reliably knowledgeable {that a} explicit Church in Valentino, Ondo Metropolis, referred to as ‘Ondo Church’, locked folks up within the church for over six months, telling them that Jesus Christ will come and meet them by September this yr.


“The Nationwide President of the Nice Constitutional Rights and Justice Discussion board, in particular person of Comrade Omotayo Omolayo, was additionally briefed and we mobilised all the way down to the venue and we met about 50 folks locked up within the church.


“The church has rooms the place the pastor locked his members. The method of rescuing these ones with the assistance of Law enforcement officials, Amotekun, Atariajanaku and vigilante group, brought on a whole lot of pandemonium that the folks underneath lock began beating us.

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“The pastor, the church staff and the folks underneath lock have been arrested and whisked to Akure.”


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