Police arrest Prophet over fake prophecy in Edo State.
Ejes Gist Newspaper reports that a self-proclaimed Prophet, Benson Nosakhare, has been detained for allegedly scamming members of the public.
Mr Osamudiamen Thompson, one of Nosakhare’s victims, petitioned the Commissioner of Police in Edo State, stating that he was hypnotized and had his automobile taken by the suspect.
Police Comments on the arrest of the prophet
SP Bello Kontongs, Edo police spokesperson, issued the following statement:
“The operatives of Edo State Police Command on 03/05/2022 arrested a fraudster masquerading as prophet Benson Nosakhare ‘M’ who prey on gullible members of the public through the use of fake prophecy and divine pronouncements.
“One of his victims Mr. Osamudiamen Thompson ‘M’ of Osemwenkhae Street, Ikpoba Hill, Benin City in a petition addressed to the Commissioner of Police Edo State, complained that he was hypnotized by prophet Benson Nosakhare ‘M’ of Power Ground Chapel Incorporated situated at No. 3 Uwa street off 2nd East Circular Road, Benin city.
“According to the victim, the prophet claimed he saw him in a vision where he had an accident with his Lexus ES 350 car”.
“He said the prophet told him that for him to avert the accident he should use the car to sow seed to the Lord which he did in his church”.
“He further stated that after he came back to his senses, he noticed that the prophet had already changed the color of the car from gold to black and was already using it.
“The suspect had confessed to the crime and will be charged in court accordingly. The following cars were recovered during a search of his apartment in Benin City.
“A Lexus ES 350 car and Lexus RX 350 jeep were obtained from Odigie Godspower using the same fake prophetic pronouncements”
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Commissioner of Police Edo State Command, Abutu Yaro, while commending the operatives for their quick response, warned people to be wary of fake prophets and prophecies intended to instill fear in the public’s minds so that money, goods, and other personal items can be fraudulently obtained from them.
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