Pastor Uhembe Jacob, a man, who was wrongly accused of stealing people’s manhood in Daudu area of Benue State has been murdered.
Uhembe was murdered after mob burnt down his houses, church and all his other properties in the state, Idoma Voice reports.
They also kidnapped him and took him to an unknown destination.
However, Olikita Ekani a media aide to the state governor, Samuel Ortom, confirmed that Pastor Jacob was murdered “in cold blood for a sin he knew nothing about and buried his body in a shallow grave.”
According to him, “His only sin was that he was making rapid progress!
“His spirit will continue to torment those murderers who perpetrated this dastardly act and Daudu will remain a cursed land until the killers are brought to justice.
“A people whose hands are stained with the blood of innocent souls will never make progress.”
Meanwhile, residents of the state took to the street on Sunday to demand justice for the murdered cleric.
At the moment, IDOMA VOICE observed that no arrest has been made over the ugly incident.