A pastor, Josiah Akinsuyi, with the Christ Apostolic Church in Ondo State has been apprehended by the men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State command for allegedly impregnating a 16-year-old girl in the state.
It was also gathered that the pastor had also been having affair with the victim’s elder sister before he was exposed.
The state Commandant of the Corps, Pedro Awili, who disclosed this while parading the suspect at the NSCDC headquarters in Alagbaka area of the state capital, stated that the incident was reported by the father of the victim.
According to Awili, the victim confessed to her father that she was already four months pregnant after pregnancy test had been conducted on her.
The commandant further revealed to newsmen that the girl and her family stayed within the same neighbourhood where the pastor’s church is located at Abusoro in Ijoka area of Akure, adding that the suspect took over from one Sunday Babatunde, who also had been having carnal knowledge of the girl before now.
The commandant, who admonished pastors to be seen as role models in the society, assured that the pastor would soon be charged to court for prosecution.