The police command in Ogun says it has arrested a 30- year -old prophet of Cherubim /Seraphim church, Ajuwon, prophet Joseph Ogundeji for defiling two under age sisters who were members of his church.
SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the State Police Public Relations Officer, disclosed this in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Tuesday.
According to Oyeyemi, the suspect was arrested on Nov. 11 following a complain lodged at Ajuwon divisional headquarters by the father of the two underage girls.
The police spokesman stated that the father said he discovered that his 16 -year-old daughter was pregnant.
“And when he inquired to know who is responsible for the pregnancy, it was discovered that the prophet is the one who impregnated her.
” Upon the report, the DPO Ajuwon division, SP Andrew Akinseye detailed his detectives to effect the arrest of the randy prophet.
“On interrogation, the prophet admitted that he actually committed the crime.
” In the course of investigation, it was discovered that the said prophet did not only had carnal knowledge of the 16-year- old girl, but her 13-years-old younger sister too was defiled by the same prophet.
“The two victims informed the police that whenever they attended vigil in the church, the prophet who lives very close to the church will asked them to go and stay in his house after the vigil which always comes to an end around 3 :am.
” They stated further that anytime they stay in the prophet house, he used to give them something to lick, and after licking it, they will sleep off only to wake up and discovered that the prophet had had sex with them.
“When asked why they didn’t inform their parents, the victims informed the police that the suspect threatened to kill anyone of them that let the cat out of the bag,” he said.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has directed that the suspect be transferred to anti human trafficking and child labour unit of the state Criminal Investigation Departments for further investigation and possible prosecution.