Lagos - A 49-year-old pastor, identified only as Bassey, has committed suicide after he was accused by his church members of diverting funds for personal use, reports Punch.
Bassey reportedly slashed his throat with a knife.
The incident happened last Monday around 5am on Abari Street in the Mulero, Dopemu area of Lagos.
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Before slashing his throat, Bassey had written a short note, stating that his family was not complicit in his death.
Preliminary investigation by the police revealed that the pastor was frustrated after he was accused by the church of diverting the undisclosed sum.
Sources say Bassey was frustrated because his neighbours described him as a God-fearing and honest person.
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