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Man Unjustly Imprisoned Ministers to Prisoners

Late one night, Emanuel Lighe returned home to find police waiting for him. There was a death in the village, and Lighe's name topped the suspect list. Cuffed and detained, Lighe was questioned well into the night at the police station. He was refused the right to leave.

Hours turned into days; days dragged into weeks. Lighe remained at the police station, then was transferred to Prison Civile de Lomé, the main prison in the capital city of Togo in West Africa's ...

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Ed Pomelear

February 05, 2016  1:35pm

Loved the story and it fit as a perfect illustration for a sermon about Joseph in prison in Egypt.

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