Pastor Uche Aigbe charged with unlawful possession of AK-47 rifle

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The Presiding Pastor of the House On The Rock Church, Uche Aigbe has been charged with unlawful possession of an AK-47 rifle.

This comes as a Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Abuja on Thursday, August 10, ruled that the Clegyman has a criminal case to answer for carrying the gun during a sermon at his church on Sunday, February 12, 2023.

Hub247News reports that the no-case submission made by the pastor was dismissed by Chief Magistrate Abubakar Ismail on the ground that the objection to trial lacked merit and substance.

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In a brief ruling on Thursday at Zuba, Magistrate Ismail held that from the totality of the evidence so far adduced, the defendant has been effectively linked with the charges preferred against him by police.

Recall that the pastor was arrested and detained by the Federal Capital Territory Command of the Nigeria Police Force, after the video went viral online.


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