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By Our Reporter

Uganda’s celebrated pastor Wilberforce Samanya was arrested by police on Friday for allegedly extorting money from believers in Mubende district.

The pastor  had attracted hundreds at a town hotel in Mubende when police showed up and led him to the police station.Area pastors had reportedly informed police that Mr Samanya was charging believers for his healing prayers.He however denied the allegations and accused the pastors of being jealous of his powers.

Wilberforce Samanya

Pastor Wilberforce Samanya

The area pastors also accused the pastor of holding a prayer session in a hotel which also serves as a bar.

“I don’t care about what has happened ,it happened to Jesus as well” Mr Samanya said as police whisked him away.