An Imam is presently in the firm grip of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly shaving the pubic hair of a 22-year-old lady, cut her nails and raped her under the pretext of preparing her favour charm.

The Imam, Rabiu Abdulqadri (pictured) leads prayer at a mosque in Abule-Ojo in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State where he lives.

Fondly called Imam Cisse, it was said that Rabiu accosted his victim(name withheld) in Ofada on December 28 last year while she was coming from work in the evening, and lured her to his house.

Reports have it that the suspect told his victim that he was going to prepare her a charm with spiritual concoction made up of her nails, pubic hair that would help to attract favour to her.

The victim who claimed to have fallen under the Imam’s spell said she got to know that the suspect slept with her, cut her nails and pubic hair the following day.

Rabiu who was paraded by the Ogun State Police Command in Abeokuta on Wednesday denied sleeping with the victim but admitted shaving her public hair and cutting her nails.

Police source said the suspect would be charged to court after the completion of investigation.

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