Masquerades Invade Plateau Church, Flog Pastor, Worshippers

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Some masquerades invaded a church (name withheld) in Shikal village of Langtang South Local Government Area of Plateau State, on Sunday, flogging worshipers as well as the Pastor.

Apart from flogging the worshippers and the Pastor and generally disrupting the service, the masquerades were also said to have destroyed the Church’s musical equipment.

The masquerades reportedly arrived at the Church while service was ongoing.

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A witness said the church members were awe-stricken over the action of the masquerades, adding that members did not take any counter-offensive action, but gathered to salvage what was left of their properties.

Elders of the village are said to be making efforts to get to the root of the matter in order to restore normalcy.

Daily Trust could not get a reaction from the church or Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) officials in the local government area.