Pastor Arrested For Allegedly Raping 16-Year-Old Girl Inside Church


Suspected rapist
Akwa Ibom Police Command
has arrested a 35-year-old pastor identified as Nnamso Friday Jacob better known as ‘Major Prophet Honesty Jesus,’ for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl inside his church.

According to Police Public Relations Officer, Nnudam Fredrick, in a statement on ThursdayJacob, who is the general overseer of his church, drugged the young girl before allegedly raping her.

The victim went for ‘counseling and deliverance’ scheduled by the Pastor at his Living Power of Zion Church located at Ndue Eduo, Okon Eket, Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state. 

The statement reads;

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command, under the leadership of the Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, has arrested another clergy, one Prophet Nnamso Friday Jacob, 35, who allegedly raped a 16-year-old girl.

Investigation revealed that the victim previously visited the so-called prophet and General Overseer of the Living Power of Zion Church, situated at Ndue Eduo, Okon Eket, Eket LGA for counselling and deliverance, but was given an appointment by the suspect to report back on June 23, 2020, for spiritual adoption.

Consequent upon the appointment, the victim visited the prophet on the scheduled date.

However, while she was in the prophet’s counselling room, the suspect administered an intoxicating liquid substance on the victim and thereafter took advantage of her and had unlawful carnal knowledge of her.

Jacob is the second pastor to be arrested for alleged rape in Akwa Ibom in less than a month.

Akwa Ibom State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal on Wednesday paraded 12 suspected rapists, one of whom is a Pastor identified as Inimfon Eyo Inyang.

The police arrested Inyang for keeping eight teenage girls in a ‘deliverance centre’ and allegedly raping one of them said to be 15 years old.

According to the police, the girls are between the ages of 13 and 16.

The 33-year-old pastor was said to have also made an attempt to rape a 21-year-old girl.

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