Operatives of Lagos State police command have arrested two fake pastors, Favour David and Elijah Chimobi and two other women for faking miracle to deceive unsuspecting members of the public in Lagos.
LEADERSHIP gathered that, the suspected pastors were arrested within Lekki /Epe axis of the state where they pose as fake pastors to conduct fake miracles, prophecies and testimonies to unsuspecting members of the public to elicit money and other dubious means of enriching themselves.
It was gathered that, the incident happened the 29th of November 2019 when police acted on an intelligence report by its covert operatives of the State Criminal Investigative Department monitored the activities of a fraudulent criminal syndicate of a pastor who specializes in defrauding unsuspecting members of the public by procuring fake members of Wonders Assembly Ministry, situated at opposite Lagos Business School, Lekki Ajah, Expressway in Lagos.
The suspects who were arrested along side with two women Rukayat Folawewo and Bunmi Joshua pretended to be a church members that were miraculously healed after been involved in a car accident and was healed by the pastor.
While the other woman Bunmi Joshua, gave out fake prophecy and testimonies to church members, that her son who was deaf and dumb can now hear and talk and was healed by another pastor Favour Elijah Chimobi of Elijah Ministry 9, Igirita street Port Harcourt Nigeria who works in connection with pastor David Ikpom Favour .
Investigation by the detectives revealed that non of the stories or testimonies given were true and suspects were immediately arrested at the scene where they had vigil on the 29th November 2019 till the early hours of the 30th November 2019 about 05:00hrs.
Meanwhile, the suspects are in police custody helping the detective on useful information and the have confessed to the commission of the crime.
The commissioner of police, CP Hakeem Odumosun, however, assured members of the public that the suspects will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded.