It is sad news because the 16-year-old girl is an orphan, a teenager in JSS2. The pastor who claims to be the foster father took advantage of her.
The girl dropped out of school and needed accommodation after the death of her parents last year.
However, the suspect, 48-year-old Pastor David Onyekachukwu has been arrested by NAPTIP.
Below is part of the statement by the Unit Head of Press and Public Relation, NAPTIP, Stela Nezan.
“Operative of NAPTIP has arrested a 48-year-old pastor with the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Church (MFM), Gwarinpa branch Abuja for alleged rape and sexual exploitation of a 16-year old orphan and impregnating her in the process.
The suspect, David Onyekachukwu from Nsukka, Southeast of Nigeria was said to have volunteered to provide shelter and conduct deliverance on the girl after she was accused of witchcraft…”
However it was gathered that the suspect said devil overcome him, and she began to have lust for the girl all the time, and eventually started having sex with her. Meanwhile each time the girl resist his advances.
The pastor’s wife is late and he is living with his daughter and the victim.
According to the victim, the last the pastor had sex with her got her pregnant. He has taken her and the daughter out for her birthday. When they got home and the daughter slept. Pastor came to force his way unto her.