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Pastor Arraigned For Defrauding Church Members Of Properties, Money Worth Over N20m

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The Delta State Police Command said it has arraigned one Victor Osakwe, a pastor, at the Asaba Magistrate Court for allegedly defrauding unsuspecting victims of over 20 million naira.

Charles Muka, DSP, the Command’s Acting Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), disclosed this to newsmen on Wednesday in Asaba, the state capital.

He said the pastor duped more than 20 people of both money and properties.

The PPRO also alleged that Osakwe was a fake pastor at the Holly Hill Zion Prophetic and Solution Ministry, Akwu Ofu, Asaba.

As stated by him, “Osakwe has been arraigned on a 20-count charge for frequently defrauding over 20 persons of a total of N20 million”.

“The Pastor’s mode of operation is to raise false alarm on death and imminent calamity on his unsuspecting victims to make them part with their cars and monies,” the police spokesman hinted.

He has been remanded in prison custody.

Items recovered include two jeeps and two saloon cars.

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