Operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), have arrested a 48 – year old Pastor with the Mountain of Fire and Miracle Church (MFM), Gwarinpa Branch, Abuja, for alleged rape and sexual exploitation of a 16 – year old orphan and impregnating her.
The suspect, David Onyekachukwu, from Nsukka, was said to have volunteered to provide shelter and also conduct deliverance on the girl after she was accused of witchcraft, but thereafter took advantage of the vulnerability of the girl, repeatedly.
The victim, a JSS2 Student of one of the government schools in Abuja, suddenly dropped out of school and was in dare need of accommodation shortly after the death of her parents in 2018.
Investigation revealed that the randy Pastor, who lost his wife sometimes ago, was then living with his daughter in the same compound with the victim’s deceased parents in Karmo, and volunteered to harbour her and assist her in her education so as to give her a fulfilled life.
According to the victim, after the first year of their living together, the Clergy man started making love advances toward her, an action she constantly resisted.
She narrated that the first time the Pastor raped her was in March this year during her birthday. It was gathered that the Clergy had since continued to rape her at will thereby resulting into pregnancy.
During interrogation, the Pastor confessed to have sexually abused the girl only twice and attributing the evil act to the” work of the devil “. He stated that he actually took the girl in to conduct deliverance for her and also enroll her in school having missed school for about two years.