UMUNEDE – A pastor residing at Oba quarters, Umunede, was arrested on the 11th of December 2007 for raping a child.
According to our sources, at about 8 am the childâ€™s mother sent her to collect some stitched clothes from the pastor who also works as a tailor. He was said to have lured the girl into the bedroom and raped her. The childâ€™s sister was said to have burst into the room and cut the pastor in the act.
The pastor is cooling his heels in police detention. The childâ€™s father spoke to the members of the press saying that the girl is receiving treatment at the hospital.