Tension in Delta as housewife dies in Church during prayers

Palpable tension has continued to mount in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State following the death of a 40 year old housewife, Chiekubi Dumebi while praying in one of the Pentecostal churches in the area on Monday.

It was gathered the woman slumped and died right inside the church, Mission of God Ministry, three days after she allegedly complained to the Pastor of the church about her strange dreams.

Pastor Isreal Oghenovo in charge of the church who spoke to our reporter said: “I asked the woman to pray harder like never before on a Monday morning service, and what we saw during service was the way and manner she slumped and died, it is shocking”.

Unconfirmed sources said the victim may have been killed by some witches in her family who allegedly threatened to kill her few months ago before the bubble burst over land dispute, a situation she ran to the church for cover.

But the police spokesman in the state, DSP Andrew Aniamaka who confirmed the incident to our reporter said “it is difficult to establish the real cause of her death right inside the church; we have only invited the pastor of the church for interrogation, however investigation is ongoing”.

Investigation revealed that since the incident, the church had been desolated as members who spoke to our reporter on condition of anonymity feared that the death of the housewife portends mystery, and urged the pastor to spiritually fish out the root cause of the woman’s death.

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