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5 Nigerians arrested for distributing Chris Oyakhilome’s books in Malaysia

Five Nigerians have been arrested, on Wednesday, police for allegedly distributing religious materials by the road side at Lebuh Carnavon, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.

Timur Laut district police chief, ACP Che Zaimani Che Awang, said the foreign nationals, aged between 25 and 30, were arrested at about 2.30pm while distributing the religious materials, with the title “Rhapsody Of Realities”.

“We received information on a group of foreigners distributing pamphlets and magazines, believed with the intention to spread Christianity, at several locations in George Town and Lebuh Carnavon.

Prior to that, we received a report from the central police station on a similar incident and following investigation, found the five foreign nationals were also involved,” he told reporters here.

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He said the five foreigners, who did not possess valid travel documents, came to Penang with seven others, last Tuesday, and the police were now looking for those seven individuals to facilitate further investigations.


Tireni Adebayo

Tireni Adebayo is the Editor of Kemi Filani News. She has BSC in Mass Communication from the Redeemer's University and M.A in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos (2014 - 2015) where she majored in Public Relations and Advertising and Digital Media.  When she is not writing, she is either listening to music or reading her favorite books. Tel: +2348000000901 Address: Herbert Macaulay, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria Email: [email protected]

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