The Imo state police command has arrested one Pastor Joseph Anthony of the Living Faith Church in Njaba, a community in the state, for allegedly raping one Favour Chikanma, the 11-year-old daughter of his fellow pastor, one Pastor Chukwuma Okoronkwo.
A statement from the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Orlando Ikeokwu, says that Anthony was arrested on July 13.
”Preliminary investigations revealed that the said Pastor Chukwuma Okoronkwo accommodated Pastor Joseph Anthony in their house and on the day of the incident, the said Pastor Joseph Anthony took advantage of the fact that he was at home alone with the victim and had canal knowledge of her.
Investigation is at advanced stage. He will be charged to court accordingly.” the statement read
In a associated development, the police have additionally arrested a 38-year old Man recognized as Ifeanyi Nwaogu, for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl, Chisom Ohanyere.
According to the police spokesperson, on July 4, Nwaogu changed into arrested for defiling Chisom. Investigation with the aid of using the police found out that the sufferer changed into strolling an errand for her mother whilst the suspect noticed her pretending as though he desired to ship her on an errand after which forcefully dragged her into the bush and allegedly had canal know-how of her.
Ikeowku stated research has reached a complicated level and that the suspect will be charged to court soon.