Connect with us


Just In: House on the Rock pastor charged with unlawful possession of AK-47 rifle.



Just In: House on the Rock pastor charged with unlawful possession of AK-47 rifle.
A Chief Magistrate Court in the Federal Capital Territory FCT, Abuja, has ruled that the Presiding Pastor of the House On The Rock Church, Uche Aigbe has a criminal case to answer in the unlawful possession of prohibited firearms found in his possession.

The no-case submission made by the Pastor was dismissed by Chief Magistrate Abubakar Ismail on the ground that the objection to trial lacked merit and substance.


Anxiety As Abuja Pastor Mounts Altar With AK47

Anxiety As Abuja Pastor Mounts Altar With AK47

HOTR Church Issues Press Statement On Public Display Of An AK47 At The Pulpit

Police Reacts To Trending Video Of Abuja Pastor Carrying AK-47 While  Preaching In Church – Igbere TV

In a brief ruling on Thursday at Zuba, Magistrate Ismail held that from the totality of the evidence so far adduced, the defendant has been effectively linked with the charges preferred against him by Police.

The police had charged Uche Aigbe, Promise Ukachukwu and Olakunle Ogunleye with criminal conspiracy, illegal possession of prohibited firearms, inciting disturbance, and criminal intimidation, which they pleaded not guilty to.

The Police alleged that the defendants, all of House on the Rock Church, Wuye, Abuja, conspired to illegally and unlawfully possess an AK47 rifle on February 12, 2023.

The prosecution counsel, Assistant Police Commissioner, James Idachaba, had informed the court that the defendants got the firearm from Inspector Musa Audu, attached to Wuye Division, posted on guard duty at the said Church.

Court reschedules trial of Abuja pastor arrested for wielding gun during  church service

He added that the defendants used the firearm to illustrate while preaching a sermon about faith in the Church.

The prosecution counsel alleged that the defendants made inciting and intimidating statements to the church congregation that could cause alarm and breach of peace.

The offence, he said, is punishable under Section III of the Firearms Act CAP F28, LFN 2004, and contravened Sections 97, 114, and 397 of the Penal Code.

Click Button Below to Join Our WhatsApp and Telegram Groups
WhatsApp Telegram

For Advert Inquiries & News/Article Publishing

Call:+2348033888791, +2347069999005

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.