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Police arrest 61- year- old pastor for defiling teenager in Ondo

By Oluwaseun Akingboye, Akure
20 October 2021   |   3:48 am
Ondo State Police Command have arrested a sexagenarian, Pastor Famakinwa Ajayi, for defiling a 16 -year -old girl (names withheld) and putting her in a family way.

Ondo State Police Command have arrested a sexagenarian, Pastor Famakinwa Ajayi, for defiling a 16 -year -old girl (names withheld) and putting her in a family way.
 
The Guardian learnt that the incident occurred at Ogbese town in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State. Ajayi (61), allegedly had carnal knowledge of the girl in the market square.
   
According to sources, the pastor took the victim to the market place on the pretense of administering spiritual deliverance, but defiled her and had sex with her till she got pregnant.

   
The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mrs. Funmilayo Odunlami, confirmed the incident yesterday, while parading the suspect and others that were arrested for other crimes in Akure.
 
She said: “Famakinwa Ajayi, aged 61 years, who is a clergyman, impregnated the girl. The victim stated further that the suspect was the one who deflowered her in his house and had taken her to a market square at night and had carnal knowledge of her under the pretense of spiritual deliverance.

“The suspect confessed to having slept with her once in his living room. The victim, a native of Ayetoro Street, Ayede Ogbese, came to the station and reported that one Famakinwa Ajayi, who is a clergyman impregnated her.”

In another development, Odunlami, recounted that “On October 4, 2021, one Nelson Ibideji  ‘M’ , approached  Alomaja Temitope, a POS operator and collected the sum of N100,000 under the guise of transferring the amount to the victim’s account.

“He immediately sped off with the money. However, he was arrested by  mobile policemen, who were on duty around the scene. 

“He confessed to have scammed a lot of POS operators using the same style.  The suspects together with another apprehended for serial robbery and rape, would be charged to court after investigation.”