Dread grasped inhabitants on the District Center Estate, Phase 4, Kubwa, in the Bwari region gathering of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, following the intrusion of the Dunamis International Gospel Center by speculated looters on Monday.
The hooligans were said to have wounded a safety officer, recognized uniquely as John, in the stomach and ripped off his digestive organs.
The gangsters, numbering more than 10, were said to have shown up in the congregation from the shanties and ghettos in the area.
A source said they requested cash and looked through the premises, adding that they got upset when they couldn’t discover anything.
He said, “The episode occurred around 3am on Monday. The looters came and John attempted to oppose them. During the fracas, he was overwhelmed and wounded in the stomach.
“He was raced to the General Hospital in Kubwa but since specialists were protesting, there was nothing that should be possible. He was from there on moved to one more private clinic in Abuja.”
The Chairman of the District Center Estate, Ifeanyi Uwaje, affirmed the occurrence.
He said, “What happened was exceptionally deplorable; we took the casualty to a clinic and we have revealed the case to the police.”
An Associate Pastor of the congregation, Joseph Ogaba, said nothing was taken from the congregation.
He remained silent, “was taken from the congregation and we can’t address someone (watch) who is on the sickbed. Until he improves and we hear from him, whatever you hear will be presumptions. We will favor you hold on to hear from the congregation before distribution.”
The FCT Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Josephine Adeh, said she had not been advised with regards to the occurrence.
She, nonetheless, vowed to get back when the report got to her.
When reached later, she said she had still not been informed by the Kubwa Divisional Police Headquarters.