Police Nabs Pastor For Raping 17-Year Old GirlA clergy has been arrested by the Ogun State Police command for having forceful carnal knowledge of a 17-year-old girl.
According to Punch Newspaper, the suspect, Adekunle Francis, was arrested on Tuesday, November 22 at Ipamesan, Sango Ota,
Francis is alleged to have lured the girl into an uncompleted building under the guise of praying and anointing and he raped her.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, revealed that the victim later reported her experience at the hands of the pastor, at the Sango Police Station.
Akinsola Ogunwale, the Divisional Police Officer, reportedly dispatched a team of policemen to arrest the suspect with immediate effect.
During the interrogation, the suspect reportedly confessed to committing the crime, blaming his actions on the devil.
Assistant Superintendent of Police, Oyeyemi, said the state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, has ordered that the case is transferred immediately to the Anti- Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Abeokuta, for further investigation.