Girl alleges that Lagos pastor raped her whereas enjoying Christian sermon

A 19-year-old rape sufferer on Monday, March 27, appeared earlier than a sexual offences and home violence court docket sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, to testify towards one Pope Paul, a youth pastor within the Deeper Life Bible Church she accused of raping her.  Narrating her expertise in court docket, she revealed that the cleric started raping her when she was 15 and whereas residing with him. She mentioned she knew the cleric when she began residing along with his spouse recognized as sister Lydia. She mentioned Paul began the alleged sexual abuse by touching her breasts when no person was round. The rape sufferer mentioned;  Instantly after Sister Lydia bought married, I got here to Lagos for a vacation in 2016.After the vacation was over, I used to be to return residence (Ibadan) however she informed me I ought to begin residing along with her and that she had spoken with my mom.I used to be enrolled in a non-public college as I resumed in SS1. I solely return to my mother and father in the course of the vacation.On February 17, 2018, I seen this lustful look on Pope Paul and he got here to me; he began with a tough play after which bumped on me.He began touching me as a result of there was no person round.He moved on to the touch my breasts and used his hand to cowl my mouth whereas he inserted his fingers into my non-public half. As he fingered my non-public half, blood was flowing out. She additionally alleged that the cleric performed a Christian message and elevated the quantity in order that nobody may hear her voice in the course of the alleged rape incident. He additionally allegedly warned her that she would die if she informed anybody. She additional recalled how Paul allegedly got here to her room one night time, dragged her to the kitchen and had sexual activity along with her. The abuses she mentioned she was subjected to got here to gentle after her mom who had been observing her, pressured her to take a being pregnant check which got here again constructive.  She mentioned;  My mum referred to as pastor and he mentioned that he was sorry and had requested God for forgiveness and knew that God had forgiven him.My mum informed him to tell his spouse concerning the being pregnant however he refused and later denied that he impregnated me which prompted my mom to report the case to the police and he was arrested. Justice Ramon Oshodi adjourned the case to Could 23 for continuation of trial.
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