4 Folks Discovered Lifeless In Kenyan Forest, Had been Fasting To “Meet Jesus”

4 People Found Dead In Kenyan Forest, Were Fasting To 'Meet Jesus'

The group had been brainwashed by the chief of the Good Information Worldwide Church

4 folks suspected to be a part of a controversial cult had been discovered lifeless and practically a dozen others had been hospitalised in Kenya’s coastal Kilifi county after they allegedly acquired orders from their preacher to starve themselves in a bid to “meet Jesus”. 

In keeping with Newsweek, the 4 worshippers of Good Information Worldwide Church, died after going for days with out meals and water at Shakahola village in Magarini Constituency. As per the police, the group was present in a forest the place they’d been residing for a number of days after being informed by an area preacher to quick whereas ”ready to fulfill Jesus”. 

Police reached the forest after receiving a tip-off concerning the purported prayer session. They discovered 15 folks collaborating within the fasting apply, however solely 11 arrived on the hospital alive.

Police have stated the group had been brainwashed by the chief of the Good Information Worldwide Church, Makenzie Nthenge, who’s often known as Paul Makenzie Nthenge. His followers stated that they’ve been informed to quick to keep away from ”apocalyptic damnation”. He additionally suggested his followers to starve themselves as a way to enter heaven extra shortly and meet Jesus. 

Authorities additionally suspect there’s a mass grave within the forest the place different cult members are buried.

”The ignorant residents are ravenous to loss of life in pretext to fulfill Jesus after being brainwashed by a suspect, one Paul Makenzie Nthenge a pastor of Good Information Worldwide Church. The police had been unable to conduct any additional exercise on the mass grave due to the hostile residents within the forest believed to be the suspect’s followers” learn the police report.

The pastor is at present out on police bail after he was charged final month over the loss of life of two kids whose dad and mom are amongst his followers. Mr Nthenge allegedly informed the dad and mom this could make them ‘heroes’ following which he buried the 2 infants in a shallow grave, in accordance with TUKO Information.

In keeping with the 2021 Report on Worldwide Spiritual Freedom, the predominant faith in Kenya is Christianity and in 2019, roughly 85.5% of the inhabitants adopted the faith.

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