Security operatives of the the Ogun State Police Command have apprehended a pastor for planning with his wife to defile a 16-year old.
The pastor, Peter Taiwo who is attached to Christ Apostolic Bible church, Alaja Oke, Saje, Abeokuta allegedly connived with his wife, Elizabeth Taiwo to rape a 16-year old choir members in their church.
The spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, released a statement saying that the suspects were arrested after the teenager lodged a complaint that while in church the pastor’s wife asked her to go to the clergyman’s room because he wanted to send her on an errand.
Oyeyemi stated that when the teenagers got to the room the wife locked the door and the pastor proceeded to rape her.
‘’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.’’
Oyeyemi also said that the state Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has asked for the transfer of the suspects to the anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation into the matter.