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Pastor hospitalised after attempting suicide at ‘Prophet’ Owuor’s house

By STELLA CHERONO December 29th, 2015 1 min read

A pastor affiliated to Dr David Owuor’s Church is admitted at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) in critical condition after he attempted to commit suicide.

Pastor Fred Otieng made the attempt on his life at Dr Owuor’s house in Mugwe Court in Gigiri Division.

He wrote a suicide note claiming to have been facing frustrations, before trying to burn himself with cooking gas.

He was rushed to MP Shah Hospital after the 11am incident, before being transferred to KNH.

Gigiri OCPD Vitalis Otieno said neigbours rescued Pastor Otieng after they saw smoke emanating from the house.

The pastor had also sent SMS messages to his friends and to the self-styled Prophet Owuor who is currently in Kisumu in preparation for an end of year prayer rally.