59-year- old pastor of Light Christian Church, Odeda local government, Oketokun Abiodun has been arrested by the men of Ogun State police Command for allegedly raping a ten year old girl.
This was stated in a release signed by the command’s spokeperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi which was made available to newsmen in Abeokuta, Ogun state.
According to the statement, the pastor was arrested following a report by the father of the victim. who reported at Odeda police station that the suspect saw his daughter playing with other children and he called her to go and bring his key for him in his room, while the innocent girl was going into the room, the pastor followed her behind, pushed her into the bed, covered her mouth with his hands and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her”.
“Upon the report, the DPO(Divisional Police Officer) Odeda division, Ajayi Williams detailed his detectives to the scene where the randy pastor was promptly arrested.
On interrogation, the pastor owned up to the commission of the crime and he is currently being detained at Odeda police station; while the victim has been taken to General hospital Odeda for medical attention”.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of police, Kenneth Ebrimson has ordered the transfer of the suspect to Anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the State criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.