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Pastor, 47, arrested after stabbing his colleague to death in church

By Mason White 6:47 AM January 26, 2014

By: Debbie Gross
A pastor was arrested and charged with murder after he allegedly killed his fellow pastor in church, according to police reports in Nigeria.

Osogbo Police said that they arrested Adepoju Julius, 47, on Thursday, after he was accused of fatally stabbing a colleague.

Prosecutors told a court that the accused committed the offense about 8:30 p.m., inside the Apostolic Christ Mission.

The defendant used a knife to stab his colleague to death during an argument.

“The defendant was a pastor at the Apostolic Christ Mission in Oke-Ola, Gbangan.

The victim was identified as Pastor Julius Oguntoye.

A Magistrate’s Court judge remanded the pastor into custody. The pastor was booked into the Ilesa prison.