Churches targeted in an arson attack

Churches targeted in an arson attack

Police are holding a man who allegedly confessed to setting fire to three churches in Wasiko district.

St Noah Catholic Church Kasokoso, Liberty Church of Christ International and God’s Tour were targeted.

The man reportedly told police that he was angered that these churches preached the gospel of prosperity, yet he remained poor.

The fire at St. Noah Catholic Church Kasokoso destroyed books, bibles, alter wine, curtains and plastic chairs values at Shs1.5 million.

Preliminary investigations indicate that the suspect broke a window to access St. Noah Church.

He allegedly piled the items, doused them in petrol and set them ablaze.

 Mr Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Police deputy spokesperson, said that the suspect surrendered to police while brandishing three knives.

Source: BBC

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