A pastor of the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Church (MFM) has been arrested for allegedly raping a 16-year old orphan and impregnating her.
The 48-year old MFM pastor was arrested by Operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).
The suspect, David Onyekachukwu, from Nsukka, volunteered to provide shelter and also conduct deliverance on the girl after she was accused of witchcraft. After she moved into his place, he took advantage of the vulnerability of the girl, repeatedly.
The victim, who was a JSS2 student of one of the government schools in Abuja, dropped out and was in dare need of accommodation when her parents died in 2018.
The pastor had lost his wife and was living with his daughter before accommodating the victim who spoke of how the pastor 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 and 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, an act he attributed to the” work of the devil “.