A pastor identified as Adekunle Francis has been arrested for raping a teenage girl under the pretext of praying for her in Ogun State.
According to Punch, the state Police PRO, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident. He said the pastor lured the girl into an uncompleted building to pray for amd anoit her, but when they got into the building he raped her. The victim reported the case at the Sango Police Station, where the Divisional Police Officer, Akinsola Ogunwale, immediately dispatched a team of policemen who promptly arrested Adekunle.
Oyeyemi added that, “On interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime. He told policemen at the Sango Police Division that the act was the work of the devil.”
The state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, has ordered be transferred the case to the Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Abeokuta, for further investigation.