White Garment Pastor Arrested For Raping Teenage Girl He Lured For Prayer & Anointing


The Ogun State Police command has arrested a pastor, Adekunle Francis, at Ipamesan, Sango Ota,  for allegedly forcefully having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 17-year-old girl.

The suspect who was arrested on Tuesday November 22, 2016, was said to have lured the girl into an uncompleted building under the pretense of praying and anointing her and forcefully had sex with her.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the victim later reported her ordeal at the Sango Police Station and the Divisional Police Officer, Akinsola Ogunwale, dispatched a team of detectives to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested.

He said on interrogation, the suspect confessed to committing the crime, attributing it to the work of devil.

Oyeyemi, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, said the state Commissioner of Police,  Ahmed Iliyasu ,has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to the Anti- Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Abeokuta, for further investigation..