Nigerian Pastor Arrested For Preaching In Kenya

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Kenya authorities have arrested and arraigned a Nigerian pastor.

The pastor identified as Joseph Ifeanyichukwu Ezeking, 39 years old, was charged with evangelism without a permit alongside a Kenyan woman, Alice Kawira, 35 years old.

According to Kenya newspaper ‘Daily Nation’ the Pastor on diverse dates between January and September 2019 preached without work permit in Embu and Meru counties.

Ms Kawira was charged with harbouring the foreigner at her place while knowing that he was illegally engaging in the evangelism.

Appearing before Isiolo Principal Magistrate Evanson Ngigi on Wednesday, November 13th the duo was also charged with obstructing police officers from arresting them in Meru County.

The suspects, who confessed not guilty to the charges, were released each on a bond of Sh100,000.

The case was then adjourned to be heard on January 30, 2020.

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