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Fresh heart of missing 1-yr-old girl found inside Calabar church; pastor, 6 others arrested (Photos)

There was pandemonium, yesterday, at 3, Okon
Edak Street, off Atamunu, Calabar, Cross River State premises of a
church, when the fresh heart of a one-year-old girl, Success Ime, was
discovered in the church. .

Subsequently, the G.O of the Ministry, a Reverend, was arrested for allegedly using the girl for ritual.
Other
fetish items, including goat heads, dead chicken, male and female
effigies, wooden boat, crafted camel among others, were uncovered by men
of Uwanse Police Division. .
The
grandmother of the victim, Mrs Arit Ime, revealed that at about 3a.m.
yesterday, they heard banging on their door, following which two masked
men entered their room at 8, Okon Edak Street and took away Success.
A
Police source said they got a distress call from the area and swung
into action and that while looking for Success’ assailants, some people
in mask were arrested. .
The source
said: “Some persons have been arrested including one Okon, who said he
was sent by the Reverend to kidnap the girl. Six other persons were
arrested alongside the G.O of the church with various fetish items,
including a human heart.”

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