The Said Pastor was Identified to be Pastor Emmanuel who gets his Daily intake at Eagles Prophetic Gospel Center in Gombe State, was paraded alongside 15 other criminal suspects.
The Nigerian Man of God is accused of cruelty for inflicting physical injuries on 10-year-old Daniel James. The pastor accused his victim of theft, hence the cruel punishment meted out on him.
According to Daily Sun report, The 34-Year-Old pastor said in an interview that the Small Boy was the son of an ex-prostitute who had become a Christian again thanks to evangelism carried out by his church.
Pastor Emmanuel said: "The 10-year-old boy committed a crime of stealing, which has been his habitual character, so, that day, I took another dimension of punishment. "
He added that he took care of the child to help him get back to life.
"They lived close to an Almajiri School and the boy always had a problem with the Almajiris." So, I took him to the face. I decided to punish him in my church, everyone knew me to be a very disciplined man.
Police spokesperson Obed Mary Malum confirmed that the suspect has confessed to using a hot electric iron to burn the 10-year-old boy in different parts of his body. The police say the preacher will soon be prosecuted in court.