Gloria Ogbu

Men of the Ogun State Police Command has arrested one Joseph Ogundeji, a prophet of Cherubim and Seraphim church in Ajuwon area of the state, for allegedly defiling two under age sisters who are members of his church.

According to report, the suspect, 30, was arrested on November 11, 2022, following a complaint lodged at Ajuwon divisional headquarters by the father of the victims.

According to the father of the teenagers, he discovered that his 16-year-old daughter is pregnant, and when he inquired to know who is responsible for the pregnancy, he found out that the prophet is the one who impregnated her.

The command’s spokesperson, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who disclosed this in a statement said upon the report, the DPO Ajuwon division, SP Andrew Akinseye detailed his detectives to effect the arrest of the prophet.

The statement reads in part: “On interrogation, the prophet admitted that he actually committed the crime.  In the course of investigation, it was discovered that the said prophet did not only have carnal knowledge of the 16 years old girl, but her 13 years old younger sister too was defiled by the same prophet.

“The two victims informed the police that whenever they had vigil in the church, the prophet who lives very close to the church would asked them to go and stay in his house after the vigil which always comes to an end around 3 am.

“They stated further that anytime they stay in the prophet’s house, he used to give them something to lick, and after licking it, they will sleep off only to wake up and discover that the prophet had had sex with them.

“When asked why they didn’t inform their parents, the victims informed the police that the suspect threarened to kill anyone of them that let the cat out of the bag.”