Redeemed Church pastor stabbed to death during vigil

The Rivers State Police command has confirmed the death  of a Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG pastor who  was stabbed during a vigil at one the church’s parishes in Port Harcourt.

The identity of the pastor  has not been revealed by the police.

The unfortunate incident happened  at the Redeemed Parish on Danjuma Street, Off Odili Road in the Rivers state capital during  a vigil .

A  strange man was said to have walked into the church around and  stabbed the pastor.

A source in the church said,  “The man came through the gates at that ungodly time, stabbed the gateman with a knife he was holding, brushed through the congregation to the alter, stabbed the pastor and walked out with impunity”

Spokesman of the Rivers State Police Command, Nnamdi Omoni said the command has put machinery in place to ensure the arrest of the killer. 

He added that  investigation has been launched into the matter