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SUSPECTED DRUG ADDICT DISRUPT CHURCH SERVICE AFTER ATTEMPTING TO STAB PASTOR WITH A KNIFE IN MAKUYU-MURANG’A

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SUSPECTED DRUG ADDICT DISRUPT CHURCH SERVICE AFTER ATTEMPTING TO STAB PASTOR WITH A KNIFE IN MAKUYU-MURANG’A

A worshipping service of Jesus Kingdom Embassy church at Makuyu township of Maragua constituency In Murang’a was disrupted after a suspected drug addict invaded the church targeting to stab the pastor who has been advocating fight against drug abuse and alcoholism among youths in the town…

Speaking with the press the clergy Joseph Barasa said the incidence happened at around 11am when preaching were in progress, and at that time this suspected addict entered the church posing like a worshipper but he had a different mission of attacking him{clergy}, appealing the government to secure churches while in services

A faithful by the name James Musyoki narrated the regrettable incidence saying the suspect has been throwing stones to their church whenever their pastor is praying in the morning and in the evening and today he came to face him in the church in broad daylight with a knife aiming to take away his life..

Amazed Musyoki says the middle –aged targeted their Pastor because of  his fearless advocacy on youths to shun away drug abuse calling upon the police to give security to churches.

HE said they noted the manner in which the man seemed unsettled while in the church and that’s the time they saw him hiding a knife under his clothes.

Elice Muthoni Kang’ethe another worshipper says the man entered the church seated behind pretending to be drunk and dosing and that’s when those who were behind him saw the knife hanging and immediately got hold of him..

They later got hold of him and took him to Makuyu police station where he was detained….

Few meters from the area is a mosque, and Muslim faithfuls led by Khandija Wanjira  said another day the said suspect entered their mosque and conducted prayers in a manner that was abnormal.

They all decry looming drug abuse in the neighborhood calling upon the police to guard churches and mosques.

Makuyu police have since confirmed the incidence saying the suspect is in the custody and investigations have been launched to  confirm whether the man was in sound mind or it was out of drug influence..

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