54-year-old pastor arrested for raping 10-year old girl in Ogun State

54-year-old pastor arrested for raping 10-year old girl in Ogun State

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A 54-year-old pastor has been arrested by operatives of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl.


The 54-year-old suspect identified as Oketokun Abiodun was said to be a pastor at the Light Christian Church in the Odeda Local Government Area.


The Police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi who confirmed the arrest of the suspect disclosed that the pastor lured the 10-year-old girl to his room where he forcefully raped her.


“The pastor was arrested following a report by the father of the victim, who reported at the Odeda Police Station, Oyeyemi said per Punch.


“The complainant said the pastor saw his daughter playing with other children and called her to go and bring a key for him in his room.


“While the innocent girl was going into the room, the pastor followed her, pushed her to the bed, covered her mouth with his hands and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her.


“Upon the report, the DPO Odeda division, CSP Ajayi Williams, detailed his detectives to the scene where the randy pastor was promptly arrested.”


Oyeyemi further disclosed that the pastor confessed to his crime on interrogation and has been subsequently detained, while the victim was taken to the General Hospital for medical attention.


The Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson, had ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.

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