Police Arrest Pastor Over Alleged Raping In EbonyiFeatured, Latest News, News Tuesday, March 8th, 2016
By Ignatius Okpara, Abakaliki
The Ebonyi State Police Command has arrested a 29-year-old Pastor, David Ibe of the Christ Command Mission, Onicha Igboeze, in Onicha Council Area of Ebonyi State, for allegedly raping a 23-year-old girl, Nnennaya Okute.
According to the Police, the Pastor committed the illicit act at last weekend, in an uncompleted building in the area.
The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), George Okafor, who confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital Monday, disclosed that the victim hails from Amaokwe community in the same local government.
He said the suspect, is currently in police custody at the headquarters of the state Police Command in Abakaliki.
The PPRO said the suspect lured his victim into an uncompleted building at Oruagha Umuobunna Uburu, where he raped her at about 9:30p.m.
“He is an impostor, he is among those who claim to be Pastors, but dent the image of God.
“They are the horrible types that pretend to be human beings and you will never know that you are actually dinning with the devil” Okafor stated.
The Command’s Spokesman, added that during interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime, claiming that the girl refused to marry him after he had invested so much money on her.
“It is a terrible situation and this is the type we want to get at, so that others like him will learn.
“Imagine what the flock under him will do if someone who said that he is a man of God can go this way?” the PPRO asked.
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