‘Why I killed my pastor friend, the assistant pastor and the women leader’ – Arrested evangelist confesses

'Why I killed my pastor friend, the assistant pastor and the women leader' - Arrested evangelist confesses

An evangelist has confessed to killing an Umuahia pastor, his alleged mistress, and the assistant pastor.

Prosper Peter Akachukwu, who was arrested by the Police in Abia State together with Zone 9 Command, instructed journalists Tuesday at the Police Officers’ Mess in Umuahia that he plotted the killing of his good friend, Blessed Kelechi Iwuanyanwu, a pastor in a brand new technology church in Umuahia, for a lot of a long time.

Mr Iwuanyanwu, who was the founding father of Winds of Glory Ministry, Umuahia, was murdered together with the two others at his residence, positioned at Umuobia Housing Estate in the early hours of October 14.

Peter mentioned his motive for the killing was that the deceased refused to help him financially after he helped him succeed as a pastor by taking him to a local physician years in the past.

He mentioned he recruited three individuals who murdered Mr Iwuanyanwu, his alleged mistress and Woman Leader in the church, Ruth Eze and the assistant pastor, Kalu Ikeagwu.

The suspect, from Mbaise in Imo State, mentioned Iwuanyanwu, from Mbano additionally in Imo state, was his childhood good friend. He mentioned they each attended the identical secondary college and began ministering collectively as preachers. But he killed him as a result of he refused to fulfil his promise to settle him after serving to him to develop his church by means of the use of charms.

He mentioned:

Iwuanyanwu was my childhood good friend and we had been additionally co-pastors. When he was having challenges in rising his church I took him to a local a health care provider in Ondo State to get charms to draw members to his church and additionally carry out miracles for them. I additionally gave him N100,00zero to assist him throughout the journey.

We began the course of in 2013 and now we have been going to the shrine to resume the appeal yearly since then. But when the appeal began working and Iwuanyanwu began being profitable he forgot me.

Whenever I name him for monetary help he would inform me to not disturb him, which was why I determined to assault and gather a few of his private belongings.

Narrating how Iwuanyanwu and two others had been killed, the suspect mentioned he employed assassins from Aba and they lay in ambush in entrance of Mr Iwuanyanwu’s residence round midnight.

He mentioned:

We trailed him to his home when he was going house and laid an ambush round his home ready to assault him at midnight.

As quickly as he got here again and opened the gate, the boys went into the condo, the place they matcheted the three of them to dying.

I was outdoors when the boys began the operation. They invited me after they had been by means of with the operation and I entered and discovered that they’ve killed Iwuanyanwu and the two different folks in the home.

He mentioned the authentic plan was to not kill them, however that they had been killed after considered one of the killers realised that he had been recognised by considered one of the deceased. Mr Peter mentioned his plan was to assault the pastor and take away a few of his valuables, which he meant to share with the assassins.

He mentioned after killing them, he took a few of the pastor’s private results, together with sneakers, digital devices, telephones and the jeep. He loaded the objects in the pastor’s jeep, which he additionally tried to remove however couldn’t due to the safety put in in the automobile. The suspect mentioned he later bought somebody who helped him begin the automobile with which he carted away the pastor’s property.


Peter, who was arrested together with his spouse, Precious, mentioned he regretted his motion and absolved his spouse of complicity. Precious wept as she revealed they’d been married for about eight years and had three youngsters. She added that she didn’t know her husband may very well be concerned in such a heinous crime.


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