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Nigerian Pastor arrested in Kenya


A Nigerian Pastor has been arrested and arraigned by Kenya authorities.

The pastor identified as Joseph Ifeanyichukwu Ezeking, 39, was charged alongside a Kenyan woman Alice Kawira, 35, for engaging in evangelism without a permit.

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 pleaded not guilty to the charges, were each released on a Sh100, 000 bond.

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

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