A 29-year old pastor in charge of Christ Command Mission, Onicha-Igboeze, Onicha LGA of Ebonyi has been arrested for raping Nnenaya Okute, a member of his congregation after she rejected his marriage proposal.
According to the police PRO, George Okafor, David committed the crime on Feb. 27.
The suspect reportedly lured the victim to an uncompleted building at Umuobunna Uburu and raped her.
“The suspect is an impostor who is among those claiming to be pastor but dent God’s image through their atrocities.
“He has been arrested and has confessed to committing the crime, though he claimed that she refused to marry him after investing heavily on her.
“It is terrible that he choose To Molest the girl for refusing to marry him, as he will be used to set example to others who commit such crimes,” he said.
He noted that investigations in the matter was still ongoing and warned the public to be mindful of “evil men in cassocks’’