A pastor of a C&S Church has been arrested for raping a lady inside the church in Ogun State.
The 37-year-old pastor, Segun Alawode of Eternal Sacred Order Cherubim and Seraphim Church Sabo, Odogbolu, in Odogbolu Local Government Area attempted to evade arrest by fleeing to Lagos but was arrested 48 hours after the rape.
According to the 32-year-old victim (name withheld), the pastor tricked her into having a prayer session with him in the church. He directed her to hold on to some candles.
She said Pastor Segun suddenly became aggressive and grabbed her by the arms. He overpowered her and raped her.
Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Muyiwa Adejobi confirmed the incident.
He said, “Medical reports so far received on the matter confirmed that the pastor actually committed the offence and he has since confessed to the crime. The matter will soon be charged to court.
“The matter is presently at the anti- Human Trafficking and Child Labour unit of the Department of Criminal Investigation, Abeokuta.”