Home Court & Crime Police Arrests 59-year-old Pastor for Defiling 10-year-old Girl in Odeda

Police Arrests 59-year-old Pastor for Defiling 10-year-old Girl in Odeda


By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta

Men of Ogun State Police Command Eleweran  Abeokuta have arrested 59-year-old Pastor Abiodun Oketogun of Light Christian Church Odeda for forcefully having unlawful carnal with a 10-year-old girl (name withheld).

The pastor was arrested following a report by the father of the victim who reported at Odeda police station.

According to the father, the suspect saw his daughter playing with other children.

The suspect called the victim to assist in bring key in his room and 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.

On interrogation, the pastor confessed of the crime and 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, CP 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.




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