The Christ Gospel Apostolic Church located at Destiny Avenue in Egbeda area of Lagos has been sealed off by the police after a pastor of the church was caught burying a 2-year-old girl in a shallow grave within the church premises.
According to the report, the pastor, identified as Dare Ogunloye was caught by a resident close to the church who had gone out to ease himself at about 2 am and he allegedly saw him burying the child.
The police at Idimu Division were said to have stormed the church and exhumed the body of the victim for autopsy.
They also and arrested the pastor.
A police source said the Divisional Police Officer, Mike Ochuko, instructed his men to exhume the corpse from the church premises for autopsy.
When journalists visited the church, a team of policemen could be inside and outside the church auditorium, while their Mazda patrol vehicle with registration number BD 36 AW was used to block the entrance of the church so as to ensure the premises remains sealed.
Meanwhile, the traditional ruler of Egbeda kingdom, Oba Samson Balogun has urged the Lagos State Government to close down the church permanently if the allegation was true.