Abuja Pastor arrested for allegedly raping, impregnating 16-year-old
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), has arrested a 48-year-old pastor in Abuja for alleged rape and sexual exploitation of a 16-year-old orphan.
NAPTIP’s Head, Press and Public Relations Unit, Stella Nezan, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. Nezan alleged that the suspect, a pastor in the Mountain of Fire
According to the victim, after the first year of their living together, the pastor started making love advances toward her, an action she constantly resisted. She narrated that the first time the pastor raped her was in March, after her birthday outing,” Nezan said. She added that the pastor continued to rape her afterwards and it resulted in pregnancy. During interrogation, the pastor confessed to sexually abusing the girl only twice and attributing the evil act to the devil,” she added. Meanwhile, the Director General of NAPTIP, Ms Julie Okah-Donli, has described the action of the suspect as the highest form of wickedness against a fellow human being. Okah-Donli promised that the case would be diligently prosecuted in order to secure justice for the victim.