AN ANGRY MOB BEATS EVANGELIST TO STUPOR ON THURSDAY FOR STEALING PHONES
The evangelist simply know as Akinjide Durojaiye was severely beaten for stealing phones, eyewitnesses said that the evangelist was beaten by the mob for stealing the phones in an office within Femi Johnson Building at Dugbe, Ibadan, Oyo State.
Eyewitnesses told the police that the 49-year old Durojaiye, was at the office where mobile phones and other accessories were being sold, to preach the gospel of God to the occupants before he allegedly took some phones from the store.
Subsequent interrogation let us know that the preacher is an evangelist at Dominion Assembly, Ilare Ijesa in Osun State.
While preaching to the store occupants, Durojaiye was quoted to have stated that he came from Ilare Ijesa on an evangelism mission to Ibadan to preach and convert people to God
He said that his steps were directed by the holy spirit to the office to preach to them and get some people converted to the way of the lord.
While the occupants in the office whom he was preaching to were attentively engrossed in his preaching, the pastor was said to have carried two bags containing phones valued at N70,000.
He was caught by some onlookers who were observing him while he was preaching to the office occupants.
A report obtained by eyewitnesses revealed that Durojaiye who was been chased by the mob took off and his himself in a store in an attempt of not being lynched and killed by the mob.
However he was caught and the mob beats evangelist before the intervention of the police, while the stolen phones were recovered from him and returned to the owners.
People were not happy for the intervention of the police, many believed that the evangelist should have been beaten more to serve as a lesson to anyone who tries to steal.