The pastor of a church in the Valentino area of Ondo town, Ondo State have been arrested after about 50 children were rescued from an underground apartment of his church in Ondo.
Accordinv to reports, the children were abducted and kept in the underground cells.
Other accomplices were said to have been arrested alongside the pastor by police detectives in the town.
The viral video of the abducted children have been trending on the social media, as they were seen in a police patrol vehicle which conveyed them to the police station.
A voice was heard in the video saying: “There are kidnapped children found in the underground cell of a church in Valentino Area of Ondo .
“The pastor and some members of the church have been arrested and were also in the patrol van of the police.”
Confirmung the development, the spokesperson for the Ondo State Police Command, Funmi Odunlami, said the victims had been taken to the Akure headquarters of the Command.
“I don’t have the details yet but they are bringing the victims to the headquarters.
“I will give you the details as soon as I get it from the DPO”, Odunlami said in an interview with Vanguard.