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Men of Ogun state Police command have arrested a pastor, Peter Taiwo of Christ Apostolic Bible church, Alaja Oke, Saje, Abeokuta, and his wife Elizabeth Taiwo for allegedly conniving while her husband defiled a 16 -year- old choir member of his church.
PLATFORM TIMES reports that the pastor and wife were arrested on Friday following a complaint lodged by the victim at the Adatan divisional headquarters.
The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi in a statement explained that the choir member claimed the pastor’s wife instructed her to meet the pastor in their room to run an errand.
Oyeyemi explained that the victim said the pastor’s wife locked the door from outside, consequent upon which the pastor overpowered her, and forcefully had sex with her.
The police spokesperson further said, “She explained further that the pastor’s wife later came in after her husband has satisfied himself and met her crying and she told her to stop crying as she is now a woman, she then warned her never to tell anybody or else she will die.
“Upon the report, the DPO Adatan division, SP Salaudeen Abiodun, quickly detailed his detectives to the scene, where the randy pastor and his wife were promptly apprehended.
“On interrogation, the couple confessed to the crime but blamed the devil for it. They also pleaded for forgiveness from the victim.
“The victim has been taken to hospital by the police for medical treatment.”
The Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, however ordered the transfer of the suspects to anti human trafficking and Child Labour unit of the state Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation.