Ogun State Police command on Thursday arrested Pastor Adekunle Francis for allegedly having carnal knowledge of a 17 year old girl simply identified as Dolapo.
The Cleric was said to have lured the girl into an uncompleted building in Ipamesan in Sango area of the State under the pretence of praying for her before forcefully having sex with her.
The Victim, according to the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Abimbola Oyeyemi said the Victims later reported the case to Sango Police Station.
According to Oyeyemi, an Assistance Superintendent of Police, the Divisional Police Office of the Sango, Akinsola Ogunwale immediately dispatched officers to arrest the suspect.
Pastor Francis, according to the PPRO, has confessed to the allegation blaming devil’s work.
The PPRO said, “The Ogun State police command has arrested one Pastor Adekunle Francis for forcefully having unlawful carnal knowledge of one 17yr old Dolapo surname withheld.
“The suspect who was arrested on 22nd of November was said to have lured the girl into an uncompleted building under the pretence of praying and anointing her and forcefully had sex with her.
“The victim later complained at Sango Police Station and the DPO SP Akinsola Ogunwale dispatched team of detectives to the scene at Ipamesan Sango Ota where the victim was promptly arrested.
“On interrogation, he confessed to the commission of the offence attributing it to the work of devil.”
Oyeyemi said the state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered immediate transfer of the case to anti-human trafficking and Child Labour unit of the Command for further investigation.