A Catholic cleric under the Archdiocese of Harare has been ripped of his obligations after a reiteration of allegations esteemed him unfit for calling.
Father Rungano Muchineripi, who was serving at St Johns ward in Budiriro, has been banned by the congregation from leading any religious obligations cause of his sexual actions on young catholic boys.
In a letter dated December 8 to ministers and religious pioneers, Archbishop Robert Ndlovu educated pioneers under his purview that “with an overwhelming heart” Fr Muchineripi is “no longer on good terms” with the congregation -in his words.
The Letter Read:
“Therefore all faculties are revoked and he is no longer permitted to exercise any ministerial function either publicly or privately.”
Archbishop Ndlovu also indicated that the banished priest is no longer allowed to reside at any church property or parish “and should not wear clerical attire.”
Sources who shared the story told H-Metro that the 34-year-old priest has been relieved of his duties after accusations that he was sleeping young catholic boys.
“Muchineripi was ordained in 2008 by Archbishop Ndlovu and then was deployed at St Michael’s mission school in Mhondoro. In a short space of time there were reports that he was sodomising boys at the school.
“When the matter was raised, he was moved to Seke rural parish but complaints poured through the bishop’s office,” said the source.
The source further revealed that in 2013 Muchineripi was diagnosed with brain cancer and received medical treatment in India.
“Since his operation, he has been residing at Tsuro House, a priestly residence at the cathedral,” added the source.
The clergyman at the centre of the storm however told H-Metro that he was not feeling well hence could not respond.
“I have gone to hospital. Ndimirire kuCathedral ikoko ndouya ndichikuona mumwe musi,” he said.
According to H-metro, the accused reverend has not picked his calls since two days even when his phone was ringing.
H-Metro further contacted vicar-general of the Harare archdiocese Father Kennedy Muguti who confirmed the ban on Muchineripi.
Father Kennedy Muguti said that the case of sodomy could have been dealt with at an individual level with the victim leading to terms that pushed Fr Muchineripi out of service.
“Yes, I can confirm that Muchineripi has been relieved of his duties. We received a letter from father Ndlovu to that effect. For issues of him sodomising people, the matter has been handled individually and thus they may have reached a consensus that saw him being relieved.
“I know he has been dismissed but some of these things we need to maintain the integrity and dignity of the other person. Muchineripi knows why he has been dismissed. You should talk to him,” – Father Kennedy Muguti
Employment seeking girl steals N108k from her prospective employer
Opportunity comes but once, this young girl believes as she stole N108k from her prospective employer. A female jobseeker has been captured for taking One Hundred and Eight Thousand Naira amid her prospective employee meeting in Delta State.
It was accumulated that the businessperson at the organization had ventured out to get something, leaving the suspect in the workplace. The young lady professedly utilized the chance to take N108k and fled.
Good fortune, be that as it may, ran out on her, days after the fact, while going through the road where the workplace is found. She was expeditiously caught and dragged to her home where the rest of the cash was recovered.
Lagos tenant uses Landlord’s apartment to dupe house appliance vendors of N50 million
Hey peepz, I have a gist tho I don’t know if it’s true or not..But I will say it Sha. I was just walking on the street 2receive fresh air when I saw a couple. d man was telling his wife about an incident. I kukuma slowed down an walked behind them to hear d full gist.
It was more like a scam story. A certain man walked up to a Landlord in our area and requested to rent his apartment for 2 months, with the excuse that he was traveling to Canada and just came to Lagos for the Visa Processing.. They agreed on 150K.
The man paid and took ownership of the apartment.He then went out to Vendors in town and negotiated to buy expensive items on lease. With installment payment plans.. He was said to have collected home appliance worth N50,000,000 from various vendors.
He then took them all to the apartment one by one to build trust. At least once they know he lives there, they can easily come around and pack their stuffs if he defaults, these people didn’t know what would hit them was going to be deadlier than Tsunami.
As agreed with the Landlord, the man packed out even earlier than expected… Left with all the items, of which he had not finished the payment..and the Landlord was so happy to have struck a better deal He immediately rented out the apartment to another family.
One by one, the creditors began to come in and same story was relieved to them.. Some fainted, some threatened hell fire …. To cut the long story short, Baba Ijebu was arrested alongside the new tenant.. You know Naija now… #POLICE no wan hear wuen
They were only saved after a Landlord intervened. He is a legal practitioner and took up the case. But sincerely speaking. I wonder how some people feel at rest knowing fully well their victims would suffer. I guess it all centers on lack of conscience. This is bad #dojon
It was more like a scam story. 🙆 A certain man walked up to a Landlord in our area and requested to rent his apartment for 2 months, with the excuse that he was traveling to Canada 🍁 and just came to Lagos for the Visa Processing.. They agreed on 150K.
— Diary of a Jobless Nigerian Youth (@wenogetjob) May 15, 2018
How a middle-aged man died after withdrawing N100,200 from the bank will shock you
What could have taken the life of a middle-aged man, identified only as Muyibi, who collapsed and died in a commercial cab in the Ojota area of Lagos State.
PUNCH Metro reports that Muyibi boarded the cab after withdrawing money from a United Bank for Africa branch in the Ogudu area. Then the driver had turned to to take his fee from Muyibi when he realized the man had become motionless. After reaching the terminus, a resident told Punch’s correspondent that the driver alighted from the cab to slightly push Muyibi, who was cold.
The resident, who did not want to be identified, said,
“The driver had picked some other passengers along the way, and they had all paid and dropped off at their various bus stops.
“When the victim did not respond when they got to the terminus, the driver parked the cab to rouse him, but he was cold.
The driver raised the alarm, which drew the attention of commuters and passersby to the scene. People checked him and discovered that the man was dead.”
Policemen from the Ogudu division were said to have been alerted to the incident. The driver’s vehicle was impounded just like that, while the man’s body was deposited in a morgue.
A source person at the terminus who spoke with Punch newspaper confirmed the incident, saying:
“It happened around 3pm on Friday. The man went to withdraw some money in UBA. The Ogudu Divisional Police Officer was compassionate; she pitied the cab driver, who had become jittery.
Although the man was not detained, his cab was impounded at the station pending when the deceased’s family would show up,” he added.
Lagos state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Chike Oti, said the police recovered N100,200 from the victim’s bag.
“The man was on his way to Ojota when he collapsed and died. We recovered the sum of N100,200 from his bag.
He also had a phone, which had a new SIM card. There is no contact on the phone and nobody has called him. We have a lead as to where he could be living.
His body has been deposited in a morgue for autopsy.”
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