A pastor of a Living Faith Church, a k a Winners Chapel Chapel, Adeniyi John, was Wednesday evening caught by a mob at Ijomu area of Akure metropolis of Ondo State with pieces of fried meat suspected to be human parts.
The man was also alleged to be in possession of some fetish items, kept inside his bag.
An eye witness said the middle age pastor shocked the people in the area when he brought out pieces of fried meat from his bag, spread them in the tray, and started calling people to come and join him to eat.
This invitation by the pastor caused the curiosity of the people around who shouted “eran eyan ni, eran eyan ni” It is human meat, it is human meat, they have started again.”
While some people suggested instant judgement for him on the basis of his action and fetish items on him, others pleaded that he should be taken to the Deji’s palace to explain his mission with the meat.
The action of Adeniyi attracted more crowd, which were becoming uncontrollable as some of them insisted that the man should be lynched.
As more crowd gathered, Adeniyi pleaded that he had just been transferred to Ipogun in the Ifedore Local Government Area branch of the church from Iju/ Ita-ogbolu in Akure North Local Government.
Amidst the confusion, the man was moved to the palace of Deji of Akure, where he was quizzed by chiefs at the palace.