Masquerades storm church, beat worshippers 

CITIZENS COMPASS- WHAT would have led to religious class was prevented on Sunday, in the Shikal community, Langtang South Local Government area of Plateau State as some masquerades invaded a church in the area, disrupted service and flogged the worshippers.

Some church property were said to be destroyed in the process.

It was gathered that the masquerades arrived at the Church premises while service was ongoing and started flogging worshippers who scampered for safety.

The invaders later turned to the Church’s musical instruments and other property and destroyed them.

Normalcy was later returned to the area.

The Plateau State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Alfred Alabo confirmed the incident but gave no details.

He said, “The DPO of the area has confirmed that it is true, they are working on the situation and the area is calm.

He said masquerades went to a church and disrupted their activities. The investigation is ongoing, we will give full details when we have them.”


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