A pastor on the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) in Ondo state, Josiah Akinsuyi pictured above, has been arrested by males of the Nigeria Safety and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC, for allegedly sexually assaulting and impregnating a 16-year-old lady in Abusoro, Ijoka space of Akure, the state capital.
Parading the suspect earlier than newsmen, the state Commandant of NSCDC, Pedro Awili, stated Akinsuyi’s act was dropped at gentle after the sufferer confessed to her father that she is 4 months pregnant and that the pastor is liable for her being pregnant. The sufferer and her dad and mom had been taking refuge within the church constructing when the pastor seduced her and began sleeping along with her.
The NSCDC commandant stated the pastor who was transferred to the church final 12 months was launched to the lady by one Sunday Babatunde, who had additionally been sleeping with the lady. He added that one of many sisters of the sufferer knew in regards to the growth and from the investigation of the command, the lady’s sister needed to intervene earlier than the sufferer might cooperate with the pastor.
“Our investigation revealed that the pastor has been sleeping with the younger lady for a while. A being pregnant take a look at had been carried out which confirmed that the lady is 4 months pregnant. We additionally found one of many elder sisters of the lady knew about the entire growth. It was gathered that the younger lady rejected the Akinsuyi overtures the primary time he talked to the lady however her elder sister intervened, urging the younger lady to cooperate with the pastor and she or he has been sleeping along with her since then. The younger lady stated the person has been sleeping along with her within the classroom of 1 non-public college owned by Pastor Akinsuyi’s spouse. Although the pastor denied having any intercourse with the lady”
The pastor denied the allegation, saying it was a calculated try and smear his picture. He denied having intercourse with the lady.
The matter has been handed over to the police and additional investigations is being carried out.