The Police Command in Ondo State says it has nabbed a Pastor, Festus James, for allegedly raping a pregnant woman in Agbabu village, Odigbo Local Government Area of the state.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the Police Command in the state,Funmi Odulami, disclosed this when she paraded the suspected before public in Info.
According to the police image maker,the command received the report of the case on November 13, 2021,that one Festus James from Ibadan in Oyo State went to Agbabu village via Ore, claiming to be a Prophet, claiming that the holy spirit directed him to have a three-day Holy Ghost Revival at a Church in the village.
The PPRO also disclosed that the following day, the “prophet”who claimed that he had seen vision concerning a 22-year-old woman, told her to wait behind after the programme for deliverance.
She said in the process, the suspect lured the expectant mother into one of the rooms in the mission house, under the guise of delivering her from an evil spirit, and had carnal knowledge of her.
The suspect,who confessed to have committed the crime,while speaking with Journalists, blamed the devil for the act, adding that he did not know what come over him.
The police spokesman said the suspects will be arranged after investigation.