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Pastor Onekesyi Zegaand and three of his assistants were arrested recently by a district police officer after being accused of baptising Muslims.

The allegations were made on 20 June, when a Muslim family reported that a family member had become a Christian and been baptised by the pastor. Police told the pastor and his assistants that the Muslim family had planned to ‘catch’ them at a nearby drugstore. ‘Our job is just arrest them,’ the police officer stated.

Police also seized Christian books in various languages as well as a notebook. Two people who admitted to being baptised by the pastor have since returned to Islam.

Source: Voice of the Martyrs USA

  • Pray the Lord will keep Pastor Zegaand and his assistants faithful during this difficult time.  Pray for their release.
  • Pray this persecution will result in increased boldness among the believers (Acts 4:29-31).
  • Pray for those who have returned to Islam, that they willingly return to the one true God.