Since the public display of power, wealth and fame has become an exclusive right of politicians and pastors, many more are bent on joining the big league at all cost.

Perhaps it is better to own a church since the money is happily given in the form of tithe and offering. So, desperate ones perpetrate all forms of atrocities to command such monies to buy private jets too.

Eric was said to be a friend to the father of a seven-year-old boy. He allegedly stole the boy around on Wednesday, after his father left him in his care.

He was said to have taken the boy to 'Pastor' Adedoyin Oyekan’s church where they beheaded and buried him between and

When the victim’s father came back to take his son, Eric claimed he had sent him home.

During interrogation, Eric opened up and led detectives to the pastor’s place where the child’s mutilated body was buried.

The police in Lagos, on Thursday said they have arrested the pastor for allegedly beheading the seven-year old boy and burying his head at the church’s altar.

The command’s spokesman, Olarinde Famous-Cole, confirmed the arrest to newsmen.

“On investigation, one of the suspects, Eric confessed to the crime. He led a team of policemen to Odokekere/Odogunyan in Ikorodu area to apprehend Oyekan, who later led the team to where the seven-year-old boy was beheaded and his head buried.

“They hid the body inside canal. The two suspects involved have been arrested and the body and the head of the boy were brought to the station.

“Investigation has commenced and the case would be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID), Panti, Yaba, Lagos,” Famous-Cole said.

Pastor Adedoyin Oyekan and Eric were arrested at Odokereke, Odogunyan of Ikorodu on Thursday.

It was gathered that the suspects were rescued from being lynched by some angry residents of the area after committing the offence at 16, Apata Abo Street, Odokekere, Odogunyan.

“The Ayangburin of Ikorodu, Oba Kabir Adewale Shotobi said he would make sure the accused are brought to justice,” a source told NAN.