Armed robbers have attacked the Christ Apostolic Church in the Gudugbe Alagbon area of Wasimi in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State.
The hoodlums reportedly beat up several worshippers as they robbed them and abducted one worshipper and escaped into the dark.
Police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the attack yesterday, saying the hoodlums invaded the church during a vigil on Friday night.
According to the Nation, Abimbola said that the abducted woman has been rescued safely, naming the suspects as Abubakar Ibrahim, 38, Sulaiman Yusuf, 32, Ismail Yusuf, 20, Umar Aliu, 26, and Yinusa Musa.
He added that the suspects were arrested after Obisesan Seye, pastor of the church, put a distress call to the police, saying that church was under attack by six men armed with dangerous weapons.
According to Oyeyemi, policemen attached to the Ewekoro Division combed the forest, and nabbed five members of the gang and arrested them. The sixth suspect is however on the run.
Abimbola also informed that the victims of the attack have identified the five suspects as their attackers.
He further said that the suspects would be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation.
A cutlass, two cudgels and assorted charms as items recovered from the suspects.