A pastor identified as Dr. Sucess Emeka Sunday, is being called out over the alleged killing of his fiance, Chioma whom he attempted to abort her pregnancy without her consent.
Chioma and Emeka started dating about five years ago, but got engaged in 2020. However, while their wedding preparations were on the underway, she got pregnant and the suspect asked her to abort it, but she refused.
Haven failed to convince her to do otherwise, the suspect, who has a church, Life Transformation Praying Ministry in Akwakuma area of Owerri, Imo state allegedly invited her over to his house on February 24, 2020.
According to reports, on getting there he served her a drink laced with a substance and she became unconscious, he took her to a hospital, where the doctor told him that he can’t conduct an abortion on her.
Pastor Emeka was said to have insisted, and in the process of doing the abortion, the deceased, still unconscious, began to vomit blood. He was said to have rushed her to another hospital where she sadly died.
He reportedly confessed to the crime after an autopsy revealed that her drink was laced and there was attempted abortion on her.
He was arrested but released on the grounds that he will marry her corpse. He did the necessary rite and the deceased was buried in her hometown in Umuahia, yesterday, August 31.
“Her family didn’t want trouble, she’s actually from a very strong Christian home, her brothers are pastors and her mum is a devoted Christian. Churches still call this man to come and preach and give ministration, he is still a theology teacher at bethel seminary, this man is walking freely like nothing happened but we won’t keep quiet,” a family source said.