Masquerades invade the church, flog pastor, worshippers in Plateau

Some masquerades on Sunday, September 18, 2022, disrupted the church service in Shikal village of Langtang South local government council of Plateau State.

They flogged the Pastor and worshippers, who ran helter skelter before vandalizing properties belonging to the church.

A village source informed The Nation the masquerades invaded the church while the service was ongoing.

They proceeded to beat everyone on sight who scampered to safety before destroying chairs and other items

The invaders later turned to the Church’s musical instruments and other property and destroyed them.

However, the State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Alfred Alabo confirmed the incident but gave no details.

He said, “The DPO of the area has confirmed that it is true, they are working on the situation and the area is calm. He said masquerades went to a Church and disrupted their activities. The investigation is ongoing, we will give full details when we have them.”

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