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Pastor stabs nurse because she accused his daughter of stealing a cellphone battery

By Mason White 4:28 PM May 13, 2015
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By: Mahesh Sarin
A pastor and his daughter were arrested on charges of murder after allegedly killing a nurse following a dispute over a cellphone battery, police in Nigeria said.

Imo State Police said that the pastor and his daughter brutally stabbed 23-year-old Calista Nzubechukwu Uzoigwe.

Pastor Esom of Assemblies of God Church, was arguing with the nurse when his daughter Patience, stabbed her in the back. She died instantly.

According to the police investigation, Uzoigwe had accused the pastor’s daughter of stealing her cellphone battery and charger.

A witness at the scene said that a boy at the church gave the nurse a battery and phone charger before Patience allegedly stole the items.

When the nurse confronted the pastor, he reacted angrily to the accusations against his daughter and he beat the nurse until she fell to the ground.

Meanwhile, his daughter grabbed a kitchen knife and stabbed the nurse in the back while the pastor held her down. The pastor and his daughter were charged with one count of murder.