The wife and two-month-old baby of a Delta state-based pastor, Kester Iyitor, who was seen in a viral video pleading for Nigerians to come to his aid, have been released.
Pastor Iyitor in the viral video, claimed his neighbor connived with officials of the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency in Ogwashi-Ukwu to oppress him. Read the initial story here.
Activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, who spearheaded the release of Iyitor, gave an update on what allegedly transpired between Mr Iyitor and his neighbor.
”Today, we got informed of a nursing mother who was arrested alongside her 2-month old baby yesterday and slept in cell.
Some cultists who trade on Indian Hemp (weed) planted their products (weed) in a pastor’s compound and tipped the NDLEA team that the pastor is in possession of weed which prompted them to invade the pastor’s house and on his absence, arrested his wife and TWO-MONTH old child and kept them in their custody since yesterday at NDLEA office, Ogwashi-Uku,Delta State.
We (the BBI team) swung into action immediately and intervened alongside the Vice chairman, Aniocha South Local Government Hon. Joe Ikenwe and facilitated their release.
Mother and child free from detention, pastor vindicated and suspects arrested for criminal false information and be charged to court as soon as the lockdown is over.