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Pastor accused of raping 11 yrs old girl says he was tempted

A Pastor identified as Joseph Anthony of the Winners Chapel in Njaba Local Government area, of Imo State has been arrested for allegedly raping an 11-year- old daughter of a fellow Pastor.

CRIMESCHANNEL learnt that the victim is the daughter to a fellow Pastor, chukwuma okoronwo who accommodated the suspect in their house.

The suspect blamed the devil for his actions, however when asked by reporters if he committed the crime, he said he did not have sexual intercourse with the little girl, he also said he had just been transferred to the Njaba chapter of Winners Chapel.

He was waiting to be assigned his residential apartment, when another Pastor offered to harbour him temporarily.


Police Commissioner, Isaac Akinmoyede said Joseph Anthony took advantage of the fact that he was at home alone with the victim and had carnal knowledge of her.

The pedophile Pastor was among the dozens of suspects paraded by the Imo Police Command on Monday.

The paraded victims were involved in various crimes, ranging from armed robbery, murder, car theft, assault, kidnapping and rape.

The Commissioner of Police for Imo State,Isaac Akinmoyede in a press briefing on Monday said the Pastor and other suspects will soon be charged to court after thorough investigation.

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