Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a randy pastor, Mathew Oladapo, for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 19-year-old member of his
The cleric, who headed the Life and Power Bible Church, Ogijo, Sagamu, Ogun State, was arrested after he allegedly raped the teenager during deliverance in the church.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident in a statement on Wednesday.
Oyeyemi said the victim reported the matter to policemen at the Ogijo divisional headquarters.
According to Oyeyemi, the victim said while attending a church service on February 20, 2022, the pastor told her that he saw a vision that she had a spiritual husband, whom she needed to be delivered from.
He said, “She stated further that the pastor told her that she would undergo three nights of fasting and prayer in the church for total deliverance.
“In addition, she was asked to come to the church with N1,000 note and anointing oil.
“But on the first night of the fasting and prayer, she was taken to a room within the church where the pastor ordered her to pull off her clothes and undies and lie down on a piece of cloth on the floor, and she obeyed.
“While lying on the floor, the pastor started rubbing the anointing oil on her body and inserted his fingers in her private parts.
“When she protested, the pastor pinned her down, covered her mouth and forcefully had sex with her with the claim that it was the only way to break the bond between her and the spirit husband.
“Upon the report, the DPO, Ogijo Division, CSP Onatufe Umoh, quickly detailed his detectives to the scene where the randy pastor was promptly arrested.
“On interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime, but claimed to have been overwhelmed by a spirit.”