Some masquerades in Shikal village of Lantang South Local Government Area of Plateau State stormed a Church (name withheld) on Sunday flogged worshippers and the pastor.
The masquerades were also said to have destroyed the Church’s musical equipment and disrupted the Sunday service.
A source said that the masquerades stormed the Church while the worshippers were on with the service.
According to him, the church members were shocked and surprised by the action of the masquerades, saying that members did not take any counter-offensive action, but gathered to salvage what was left of their properties by the invaders.
The source explained, “Elders of the village are making efforts to get to the root of the matter in order to restore normalcy.”