A federal judge has issued an arrest warrant for the leader of a religious group ordered to pay $8 million to a human trafficking victim.
Royall Jenkins and his group, The Value Creators, formerly known as the United Nation of Islam, were the subject of a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Kan., by a woman who had been forced to work for years without pay.
In May, U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree, who described the group as a cult, entered the $8 million judgment for the years of “humiliating and degrading treatment” that the woman endured.
Jenkins, who has called himself “Allah on Earth,” “Allah in Person,” or “The Supreme Being,” started the group in the 1970s after he said “angels and/or scientists” escorted him through the galaxy on a spaceship and instructed him on how to govern earth.
After Crabtree issued his order in May, Jenkins did not cooperate with court orders to provide documents and appear for a court hearing.
As a result, Crabtree ordered the arrest warrant.