Police Arrest Seventh Day Church Evangelist, Goodluck Mark For Child Trafficking In Abia

at 10:19 AM, 13 Dec 17 (1 month ago)
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Policemen in Abia state have arrested one Goodluck Mark, an evangelist with the Church of Christ, Seventh Day, Osaa-Ukwu, Abia State over his alleged involvement in a child trafficking case.
 Mark, a dismissed policeman, was assigned by the community to hand over some arrested human traffickers and the N600,000 recovered from them to the police.
 
Mark was, however, said to have allegedly diverted the money and allowed the suspects to escape rather than hand them over to the police.
 
The source narrated,
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“Last month, a certain woman from my community here connived with one man who owns a maternity home here to sell her own baby for N600,000. But unfortunately they were caught by the youths/vigilante of the community.

“The vigilante decided that they should be handed over to the police as law demands. Mark, who we know as a police officer, was called upon to take the suspects to the police station and register the case.

“The money realised from the sale of the baby was dug up from the ground where they buried it and handed over to the officer as evidence.

“But instead of handing the suspects over to the police, Mark released the two men involved to run away and warned them never to return to the community.

“He also beat and threatened the child’s mother whom he also released. Some days later when the news of what happened got to the community, the police operatives were invited and they arrested him and took him to D7 in Umuahia.”
 
The source said the community was aware that the suspect was once dismissed from the police force, but the story of his alleged reinstatement to the force made the community to allow him handle the case.

“We learnt sometime ago that he was actually sacked from the police force, but we also heard that he was reinstated as a police officer. We were shocked to hear how he collected money and set the criminals free,”
he added.
 
The leader of the Church of Christ, Seventh Day, Osaa-Ukwu, where the embattled evangelist worships, Apostle Jasper Ohuoba, confirmed his arrest.
 
The incident was also confirmed by the state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Geoffrey Ogbonna. He further added that the embattled evangelist was a dismissed police sergeant.
 
Ogbonna disclosed that the case was transferred to Zone 9, Umuahia for further investigation.
KennyFidel at 11:01 AM, 13 Dec 17 (1 month ago)
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Pastor again
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tegonwa at 11:03 AM, 13 Dec 17 (1 month ago)
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He Should Be Jailed Immediately.Too Hopeless!
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Haso112 at 11:12 AM, 13 Dec 17 (1 month ago)
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NA WA OOO, NA CHILDREN UNA DEY SELL LIKE COW ABI.... PASTOR FOR THAT MATTER.....
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ruthie at 11:48 AM, 13 Dec 17 (1 month ago)
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evil men claiming to be pastors
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maizaxx at 05:56 PM, 13 Dec 17 (1 month ago)
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Moderator please do try to get your facts straight. He is not a Pastor with Seventh - day Adventist church but church of Christ Seventh day. They are two different entities.
Please do make correction to it.
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BournIdentity at 06:29 AM, 26 Dec 17 (3 weeks ago)
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