Pastor David Muteti Musau, a 45-year-old preacher, has
dragged a mason, Edward Anguku, to court for assault.
The pastor is suing the mason for allegedly threatening to beat
him using a claw hammer and chasing him out of his church.
According to SDE, Pastor David Muteti Musau of Redeemed
Gospel Church, Ruaraka, Kenya, accused Edward Anguku of
attempting to hammer him within the church compound at
around 7.30pm on October 16.
The pastor told police he was attending a church service when
he found a group of men working in a building next to the
He said that when he asked why they were building without
permission, the accused picked his claw hammer and chased the
preacher out of the church compound.
He was rescued by members who were attending the service.
Further, the accused is said to have threatened to burn down
Musau alerted the plot owner and area chief who arrived and
rescued him from the scene.
In court, Anguku pleaded guilty and pleaded for leniency,
saying he was not aware that he was working within the church
His probation report will be tabled on November 14.