A Celestial Church located in Badore, Ajah area of Lagos State is set on fire following reports of a dead dead body found on the premises with its parts missing.
A report making rounds on social media captured a video of a church's property set ablaze by an angry mob over a manslaughter act orchestrated at the location.
According to narration from eyewitnesses who shared a video of the development, the Celestial Church is said to be known for frequent festivities. However, an individual was said to have been murdered and his body parts taken out.
In response to the act, the community destroyed the church building and set it on fire. It is also alleged that the church is particularly known for such acts; however, this was the only time it met its Waterloo.
A Twitter user @Anietie41dude took to the platform to share the video with the caption, "Pastor of Cele church at Ajah, precisely at Alasia kills an Aboki by the name Dogo for rituals. His corpse was discovered this morning inside the church when to look for him.
When they discovered his corpse this morning, his eyes and tongue were already removed. According to his people, they said the Pastor approached him last night to help them dig a soak away in the church. Unknown to Dogo(name of deceased) they wanted to use him for rituals.
This morning his People went to look for him at the church. The Pastor told them he had fallen into the soakaway and had been rushed to the hospital, but his people did not believe the Pastor."
A community member also stated in a video,
"See this church wey dey Alasia; dem see dead body inside the church. Dem don comot hin eye, tongue, comot different part. Na him community put fire for the church. Cele church wey dey do party everyday."
Another witness on the scene could be heard saying,
"Look at the entire place. they killed my friend, somebody I know. They removed his manhood, eyes, and tongue. Wickedness; God will judge all of you."
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