Correspondent in Abeokuta.
The Police Command in Ogun state has arrested a 30-year-old prophet of Cherubim $ seraphim church, Ajuwon, Prophet Joseph Ogundeji had been arrested for allegedly defiling two under aged sisters who are members of his church.
SP. ABIMBOLA OYEYEMI, POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, OGUN STATE POLICE COMMAND,in a statement, a copy of which was made available to The Reporters on Tuesday, said the suspect was arrested on the November 11, 2022, following a complain lodged at Ajuwon divisional headquarters by the father of the two underage girls.
Oyeyemi added that the father of the two girls discovered that his 16 years old daughter is pregnant, and when he inquired to know who was responsible for the pregnancy, it was discovered that the prophet wass the one who impregnated her.
He added that upon the report, the DPO Ajuwon division, SP Andrew Akinseye detailed his detectives to effect the arrest of the alleged randy prophet.
The PPRO said that upon interrogation, the prophet admitted that he actually committed the crime.
In the course of investigation, it was discovered that the said prophet did not only have carnal knowledge of the 16 years old girl, but also her 13 years old younger sister too was defiled by the same prophet.
The two victims informed the police that whenever they had vigil in the church, the prophet who lived very close to the church would ask them to go and stay in his house after the vigil which always comes to an end around 3 a.m.
They stated further that anytime they stayed in the prophet’s house, he used to give them something to lick, and after licking it, they would sleep off only to wake up and discovered that the prophet had had sex with them.
When asked why they didn’t inform their parents, the victims informed the police that the suspect threatened to kill anyone of them that let “the cat out of the bag.”
The police image maker said, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, had directed that the suspect be transferred to anti human trafficking and child labour unit of the state Criminal Investigation Departments for further investigation and possible prosecution.
Edited by Dada Ahmed.