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Catholic priest batters 70-year-old man

20 February 2016, 08:53

Abuja - A US-based priest in Anambra State left members of his congregation shocked when he beat up a 70-year-old man for allegedly charming him, Punch has reported.

Parishioners have alleged that the cleric descended on the elderly man following a funeral mass, claiming that the man was releasing evil powers on him.

Also read: Man bites neighbor's nose in Lagos

Arinze and Olisa Ezeatu, both siblings of the priest, have denied the accusations, saying that the old man was not beaten up for charming the cleric but instead for supporting them despite long-standing issues between themselves and their brother.

According to Ebuka, the victim's first son, his father is recovering and the incident has since been reported to the Parish priest of St. Dominic's Parish.

Read more at Punch

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