A 37-year-old female pastor, Ruth Kenneth, has been arrested by the police for reportedly selling information of her congregants in Adamawa State.
Naija News understands that the clergywoman who is a mother of seven and self-acclaimed prayer warrior for those with diseases and spiritual conditions was apprehended after the police tracked her conversations with kidnappers who threatened to kidnap one of her patients if he failed to pay a ransom of N10 million.
According to Sahara Reporters, a patient who was sick visited the suspect’s prayer house along Numan Road in Yola and was told after a prayer session that kidnapers were after him.
The victim told the aforementioned publication that, “When my children and son-in-law took me to her prayer house for healing, she told me that she saw in a vision during prayers that my name was given to kidnappers, and that to avert being kidnapped I should buy a two-year-old ram without bargaining (over) its price.
“According to her, she needed the ram for a sacrifice to keep the kidnappers away from me. That after slaughtering the ram, she will pull one of its horns, remove something from its heart and mix it with some herbs.
“That after completing the concoction, she will bury the horn within my compound, after which no man would be able to attack my house or harm me and my family members.”
The patient told the suspect that she would have to return home to raise the money.
However, four days after he got home, the victim said he got a phone call asking for N10m else he and some family members would be kidnapped.
The state police spokesperson, SP Suleiman Nguroje, who confirmed her arrest, said “operatives of the Command apprehended her and investigation is ongoing”.