Guardian Nigeria: Anxiety mounts over alleged Ukraine’s plan to arrest pastor Adelaja

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Aug. 28, 2012, 9:39 a.m. | Ukraine | Politics — by Guardian Nigeria

Sunday Adelaja, famous Nigerian pastor,

Ukrainian police have summoned a famous Nigerian pastor, Sunday Adelaja, to report for what is feared may be arrest and detention over a controversial case bordering on racial discrimination and religious victimisation, which have been going on for the past three years.

Adelaja is in charge of the country’s biggest church based in the Kyiv capital city.

Confirming the invitation by the nation’s Internal Affairs Ministry in an interview with The Guardian, Adelaja said the case for which he was being summoned was about the collapse of a business, King’s Capital, which was owned by members of his church, but which he or the church administration had no formal or official relationship with.

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