32-Year-Old Fake Pastor Arraigned For Rape

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32-Year-Old Fake Pastor Arraigned For Rape

Woman Raped By Fake Clergy

A 32- year-old fake pastor has today been arraigned by the police before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping a woman.

The accused, Micheal Akpan, who resides at 17, Unity Close, Obawole, Iju, a suburb of Lagos is charged with one-count of rape.

According to the Prosecutor, Insp Raji Akeem the offence was committed on Aug. 17 at the accused’s residence.

Raji said the accused lied that he was a pastor and told the complainant, a 29-year-old lady that he wants to deliver her from satanic oppression.

He said the accused told the complainant to buy seven bottles of olive oil for cleansing and asked her to meet him in his house.

When she got to his house, he said, the accused shut the door at her and raped her.

Raji added that the complainant reported the case at the police station and the accused was arrested.

The offence, he said contravened Section 260 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Jadesola Adeyemi -Ajayi, admitted the accused to bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties in like sum.

Adeyemi -Ajayi who also ordered the accused to pay additional N20,000 as part of the bail condition, adjourned the case until Oct. 10 for mention.

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