Pastor, Congregants Robbed at Gunpoint During Church Service on Livestream

Pastor, Congregants Robbed at Gunpoint During Church Service on Livestream

  • A video shows the moment a flashy pastor was confronted by gun-pointing robbers in the middle of a Sunday service
  • The preacher identified as Whitehead was forced to lie down on his belly as the men took charge of the house of God
  • The robbers reportedly took Ghc3,221,612 worth of jewellery from Whitehead, his wife and possibly churchgoers

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A flamboyant Brooklyn bishop was robbed in the thick of his live-streamed service on Sunday, July 24.

Brooklyn pastor.
Pastor robbed at gunpoint during church service. Photo: No Jumper.
Source: UGC

As seen in a video the man of God was confronted by gun-toting criminals while at the pulpit.

The New York Post reports that the criminals left with his Ghc3,221,612 in jewels, according to investigators.

Whitehead was in the middle of his sermon at the Leaders of Tomorrow International Ministries in Canarsie in the mid-morning hours, when three masked gunmen burst in, police said.

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“How many of you have lost your faith because you saw somebody else die?” Whitehead asked his congregation, right before spotting the armed intruders.
“All right, all right,” Whitehead then said several times before hitting the floor on his hands and knees.

Whitehead, dressed in a maroon suit with a gold-trimmed collar and sleeve cuffs, was wearing a long gold chain and a large ring on each finger at the time.

Police Arrest One Of The Robbers Who Attacked Elderly Woman At Dansoman In Broad Daylight

Meanwhile, earlier reported that police revealed that they have arrested one of two robbers on a motorbike captured on a CCTV camera attacking an elderly woman at Dansoman in Accra.

In a short statement, police reveal that the special anti-robbery squad carried out an intelligence-led operation that led to the arrest of the robbery suspect.

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His accomplice is currently being pursued for the daylight street robbery at Dansoman,” police said.

“We want to assure the public that we shall get the other suspect to face justice,” the police said.

The robbery incident occurred on Monday, May 23, 2022, at Dansoman Exhibition. A CCTV nearby captured two robbers on a motorbike approaching a woman before one of them forcefully took her handbag. The woman fell to the ground when the robber was attacking her and tried to hold on to the bag. But the robber hit her a few times, compelling her to let go of the bag.

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