Nigeria – A 50years old prophet in-charge of Cherubim & Seraphim church Oke-Igbala Ifo, Ogun state, Tayo Shobowale, who had carnal knowledge of a 17 years old member of the church (name withheld), has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command.
The suspect was arrested, following a report lodged at the family support unit of Ota Area Command by the victim, who was accompanied by her mother to the station, and reported that, sometime in March 2021, the prophet invited her to the church for prayer, and that the prophet took advantage of been alone with him in the church to forcefully had unlawful carnal knowledge of her.
The victim further stated further that, after the illicit affair, the prophet ordered her to take a spiritual bath in the church with an already spritually prepared candle, which he used to rub all over her body.
Since then, the victim said she has being having spritual attack which always make her to fall down and remain unconscious for hours.
Upon the report, according to the Command spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi in a statement, the Area Commander Ota, ACP Muhideen Obe, detailed his Family Support Unit to the scene where the randy prophet was promptly arrested.
On interrogation, Oyeyemi said, the suspect initially denied the allegations, but when he was confronted by the victim, it was very difficult for him to absolve himself of the allegations.
Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered a thorough investigation of the case and that the suspect be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded.