Police in Nigeria have arrested a pastor of a church where they discovered a decomposing body of a two year old child,Naijament reported.
Operatives at the Homicide Section of the state Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, Yaba, Lagos, discovered the body of the young girl in the church premises in Egbeda area of Lagos.
The arrest of the pastor whose names were not revealed came after a neigbour at the church woke up to ease himself at 2a.m and found the pastor digging a grave.
The pastor was reportedly in the process of burying the dead child in a shallow grave within the church premises.He alerted neigbours who later alerted Police. A team was then launched to arrest the pastor immediately.
Command’s Deputy Spokesman, Damasus Ozoani, confirmed the arrest.