Two Men Arrested In Lavington SDA Church With Pistols During An Ugly Battle Over Church Leadership. Two men were arrested in Lavington SDA church while in possession of glock semi automatic pistols which were loaded with a total of 29 rounds of ammunition and 9mm calibre. The two were part of rival groups in the SDA church who were involved in a very ugly fight over the church leadership and according to the Director of Criminal Investigation's (DCI), the two were in the company of an incoming Bishop Rev.
A dramatic scene was witnessed in church after two groups fought over power in Kileleshwa, Nairobi. [Photo Used For Illustration] Church service had to be suspended for the better part of the evening as the clergymen from Lavington Methodist Church decided to shift from fighting a spiritual fight to a physical one.
DCI Officers together with Nairobi Sub County Police Commander had a rough time yesterday while trying to calm down a fight between two rival groups who were fighting for the leadership of the Lavington Methodist Church, while claiming the previous Clergy had overstayed in the position. According to reports from DCI, the two combatants were heard exchanging bad statements against each other hence attracting the attention of the Neighborhood in the Kileleshwa suburbs, who turned their attention and intervention tactics in a bid to contain the situation.
According to director of criminal investigation, Kisito Matete,43,and Peter Murasi,36,were arrested,disarmed and escorted to Kilimani police station yesterday. This is after they were found armed with gloch semi automatic pistol,29 rounds of ammunition,9mm of calibre during chaos that erupted between two church group.