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Proud Boys leader arrested, accused of burning church banner
Crime

Proud Boys leader arrested, accused of burning church banner

Police in the nation’s capital on Monday arrested the leader of the Proud Boys, who is accused of burning a Black Lives Matter banner that was torn down from a historic Black church in downtown Washington last month. Henry “Enrique” Tarrio, 36, was arrested by Metropolitan Police Department officers after he arrived in Washington ahead of protestsplanned by supporters of President Donald Trump to coincide with the congressional vote expected Wednesday to affirm Joe Biden’s election victory. Tarrio was taken into custody after a warrant was issued for his arrest for destruction of property, police said. He was also facing a weapons charges after officers found him with two high-capacity firearm magazines when he was arrested, a police spokesman said. A pro-Trump rally in December e...
Young Evangelist Punished After Damaging Church Banner In Lagos
News

Young Evangelist Punished After Damaging Church Banner In Lagos

Nwakanma Nnaemeka, a 28-year-old evangelist, on Wednesday pleaded guilty before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court to have unlawfully destroyed a church’s banner, NAN reports. Following his guilty plea, the Magistrate, Mrs G. O. Anifowoshe ordered that the Nnaemeka should be kept behind bars pending his sentence. Nnaemeka, who resides at 4, Ezekiel St., Iju Ishaga, Agege, a Lagos suburb, was arraigned over an unlawful damage of Mountain of Liberation and Miracle Ministries’ banner on April 15. Earlier, the Police Prosecutor, Sgt. Hafsat Ajibode, told the court that the accused committed the offence at 4.30p.m. at Ojodu Berger Roundabout in Lagos. Ajibode said Mrs Oladoyin Ibrahim of the Mountain of Liberation and Miracle Ministries reported the incident to the police and Nnaemeka was arr...