This pastor identified as Adekunle Francis substituted a deliverance
service for unwanted sex service for a 17-year-old girl, identified only as
Dolapo and has been arrested.
Francis was arrested on November 22 at Ipamesan, Sango Ota, after he
allegedly lured his victim into an uncompleted building under the
pretext of praying for and anointing her.
He was said to have raped her until she passed out.
The pastor was paraded on Thursday before newsmen at the state police
Parading the suspect, the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in
the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the victim reported her ordeal at
the Sango Police Station.
According to him, the Divisional Police Officer, DPO, Akinsola
Ogunwale, dispatched a team of detectives to the scene where the
suspect was arrested.
The PPRO said, “On interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime.
He told policemen at the Sango Police Division that the act was the
work of the devil.
“The state Commissioner of Police, CP, Ahmed Iliyasu, had ordered the
immediate transfer of the case to the Anti-Human Trafficking and Child
Labour Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence
Department, SCIID, Abeokuta, for further investigation,” he added.