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Father kills his daughter and attacks pastor because she converted to Christianity

By Mason White 11:52 AM March 9, 2014
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By: Aarav Sen
A woman is dead after being attacked by her father with a machete because she converted to Christianity, police in Nigeria said.

Oyo State Police said that they have arrested the man suspected of killing his daughter, identified as Kausara Isiaka.

Besides attacking his daughter the man also inflicted wounds on Reverend Daniel Oladimeji. According to the initial police investigation, the suspect broke into the offices of the church and attacked four people, Mary Oladimeji, his daughter Kausara Isiaka, Aanu and the church leader.

The suspect asked his daughter to reconsider her actions, before he started making threats. Police said that the girl sought refuge in the church after receiving threats.

The suspect will be brought before a magistrate’s court judge for a bail hearing, while charged are still pending.