A suspect in the gruesome murder of the head pastor of the Central Assemblies of God Church at Tema Community Four, Rev Dr David Nabegmado has been arrested by the police.
Rev Dr David Nabegmado was stabbed to death Sunday morning at the church premises where he was preparing to deliver a sermon.
His nephew, Francis M.Nabegmado who lived with him for some time, has been identified as a key suspect in the gruesome murder and has been arrested by the police. A second suspect has also been arrested and being interrogated by the police, Graphic Online has gathered.
The deceased was accosted by the suspect while moving from the church office into the main auditorium for the day’s service at about 9am.
Rev Nabegmado was scheduled to minister to the church on Sunday when the incident occurred.
The reason for the attack is not readily known.
But Graphic Online has gathered Rev Nabegmado died at the Tema General hospital where he was taken to for treatment.
The murder weapon – a knife – which was used to stab Rev Nabegmado has also been retrieved by the police.
The video below depicts the scene at the church premises immediately after the attack when Rev Nabegmado was on his way to a health facility.
Rev Alfred Kweku Akumbie, Greater Accra East Regional Secretary of Assemblies of God Church confirmed the killing of the Assemblies of God Head Pastor at Tema Community 4 to Graphic Online.In the video below, Rev Akumbie explained that he was called and informed about the incident and that it was the General Superintendent, Rev Dr Frimpong Manso who informed him that something had happened at Community 4 central church.
He confirmed that Rev David Nabegmado was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Rev Akumbie had some nice words about the late Rev Nabegmado and said he was “loving and caring pastor.”
The killing, Rev Akumbie said has brought the issue of security for pastors to the fore and they would be discussing it.
Meanwhile, the police have picked up one suspect and retrieved the weapon used for the killing, a knife.