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Suspected arsonist arrested in Delta

BY FESTUS AHON

UGHELLI—A suspected arsonist was yesterday arrested in Ughelli, Delta State, by men of the Ughelli Vigilante group for allegedly attempting to set a church building belonging to Divine Fire Evangelical Mission at the Oghenevweta in the Ughelli metropolis, ablaze.

The young man, aged 28, identified as Efe, according to the Chairman of the Ughelli Vigilante group, Mr Monday Owhesiri, had sneaked into the church building at 6:30 am armed with a 20 litre gallon with liquid substance suspected to be fuel.

Owhesiri said the suspected had emptied the liquid on the alter rug, musical instruments, wooden benches and around the church building and was about igniting a fire                                                                                                                                         when he was apprehended.


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