Pastor Chukwudi Chukwumezie of the Mountain Zion deliverance Ministry in Ugamuma village, Obosi, has been arrested in Anambra for allegedly luring and having unlawful carnal knowledge of two 15-year-old girls.
A statement released by Haruna Mohammed, spokesperson of the state police command, on Monday said in August 2019, the clergyman was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting one of the girls at a hotel along Eze Iweka road Obosi under false pretence of making a deliverance prayers for her.
Haruna said the victim was taken to the hospital for medical examination where penetration and laceration of her hymen were confirmed by the medical doctor after which suspect was charged to Court for prosecution.
According to the statement, the clergyman who jumped court bail then allegedly defiled another 15-year-old girl from Iyaba Egbema in Ozubulu on July 16 and August 4 under the same guise of deliverance session.
The victim was also taken to the hospital for medical examination where penetration was confirmed.
The spokesperson added that the suspect was then arrested on Monday, August 31 and that the case has been transferred to the State criminal investigation department for discreet investigation as directed by the Commissioner of Police, CP John B. Abang.
He said the suspect would be charged to court for prosecution as soon as investigation is concluded.