The founder of the Christ Mercy Ministry, Ajuona Obukpa, in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, Pastor Sunday Egbo, is in the custody of the police for alleged rape and money rituals.
Egbo was on Tuesday paraded at the State Police Command.
According to the State Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Abdur-rahman, on November 9, 2019, the pastor under the guise of organising a crusade scheduled for 6.00 pm invited a female member of his church only to rape her and also acted in manner overtly suggesting he wanted to use her money ritual.
“Egbo seized her pants, brassiere and brought out a small bottle and wanted to insert it in her private parts, but she struggled and ran naked to the door and shouted, which attracted neighbours, who invited the police to rescue her and arrest the pastor,” multiple reports quoted Abdur-rahman as saying.
The suspect confessed to the crime.