Self-proclaimed Messiah: Man arrested after insisting he's Jesus

Self-proclaimed Messiah: Man arrested after insisting he's Jesus

- Police in Uganda have arrested a man who insists that he is Jesus Christ

- The man was nabbed after raising suspicions by his actions

- Unsurprisingly, this is not the first time the 'Messiah' has found himself on the wrong side of the law

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Solomon Semakula, alias Elosam Emmanuel Prince Michael, was arrested on Monday.

According to Sqoop Uganda, the self-proclaimed Messiah was arrested after raising suspicion with his weird behaviour.

Reports from Uganda indicated Solomon was arrested alongside three other people following an alert by area residents to police.

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The four were locked up at the Wobulenzi police station, waiting to be charged.

The arrest was confirmed by Officer in Charge of Wobulenzi police station, Gideon Byomuhangi, who said the police were questioning the main suspect to find out why he calls himself Jesus and behaves the way he does.

Ugandan police arrest man claiming to be Jesus Christ

Police reports indicated the man was first arrested in 2016 in Kapeka sub county, Nakaseke district and charged for being a member of an unlawful group. Photo: Sqoop UG
Source: UGC

“He was calling himself Jesus Christ and we responded to the invitation of the locals of the village in which he stayed. So when we got there, we found that what he was doing, putting on blue things only, blue sandals, walls painted blue, carpet blue, e tried to be inquisitive to find out why he was behaving like that,'' Gideon said.
"He said he wore blue, because the sky is blue. And he told us he is the true son of God called Jesus Christ and was born of the spirit, not by man,'' the police head added.

Police reports indicated the man was first arrested in 2016 and charged for being a member of an unlawful group.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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