Man rapes churchgoer after abducting her during vigil


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A 21-year-old girl identified as Esther was abducted and raped by a self-acclaimed apostle, Paul, in Ibusa, Asaba, Delta State.

According to Punchng, Paul had allegedly held the victim captive in his shop for about one week, before he was caught on Thursday.

Paul, who founded the defunct Paul Zion Deliverance Ministry, Asaba, sold scriptural items in the shop, which was opposite a parish of the Living Faith Church Worldwide (Winners Chapel) on Ibusa Road.

Esther had attended a vigil at the Living Faith Church with her family members on Friday, January 12, when Paul allegedly hypnotised and abducted her.

A friend of the victim’s brother had reportedly gone to buy something at Paul’s shop on Thursday when he sighted her and informed the family.

The victim’s brother said, “My sister is a special child. She had convulsion while she was young and it affected her. She can’t read and write. When we got there, we discovered that the man had bought new clothes for her.

 

She had been hypnotised and refused to follow us. Later, she said the man made her to swear with a Bible that she would not leave him and that if she did, she would die. He should be in his 50s.

 

We learnt that he chased away his wife and children a long time ago.” He said Esther was taken to the police clinic at Asaba, where a test carried out on her confirmed that she was raped.

The Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Andrew Aniamaka, said the police had commenced investigation into the matter. He said, “The so called pastor is not a pastor. He has a history of mental illness.

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Be that as it may, it is not for the police to establish who is mad or not. The appropriate authorities will take care of that. It is case of abduction, which we may have to charge to court.”

Punchng

 


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