9 men and pastor thrown into sea while praying after being blamed for bad weatherBy Mason White 3:27 PM January 21, 2015
|Boat at sea illustration|
By: Mahesh Sarin
2 men were arrested on charges of murder after killing 10 people by throwing the into the sea while praying, police in Spain said.
The 10 victims who were immigrating to Spain from Nigeria, were blamed by other passengers of causing the bad weather at sea.
According to the police investigation, at some point, bad weather threatened to capsize the boat. The group 9 people and their pastor began praying for better weather conditions.
However, when the conditions worsened, the two suspects blamed the 10 of causing the bad weather and threw them overboard.
The suspects were arrested by police once the boat arrived in Spain. 50 people were on board the boat when it left Morocco.
However, only 40 arrived in Spain, as 10 passengers were thrown overboard during the night.