RCCG Pastor Arraigned For Allegedly Raping Daughter In Lagos

RCCG Pastor Arraigned For Allegedly Raping Daughter In Lagos

A Pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Emmanuel Orekoya, was arraigned at the Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court on Tuesday, for allegedly raping and impregnating his 17-year-old daughter.

The state’s prosecution counsel, Abimbola Abolade, told the court that the defendant committed the offences in 2017 at Jacob Adeleye Street, Odoeran, Itire area of Lagos State.

The defendant is facing two counts of unlawful sexual intercourse and sexual assault preferred against him by the Lagos State Government.

It was also gathered that the defendant, in the process of having sexual intercourse with his daughter, allegedly impregnated her.

However, the prosecutor also told the court that Orekoya sexually assaulted the victim by inserting his finger inside her vagina and inserting his penis inside her mouth.

According to the Abolade, Orekoya’s offences contravened Section 137 of the criminal law of Lagos State 2015.

But the defendant pleaded not guilty to the charges pressed against him, and Justice Soladoye adjourned the case till April 17, 2024, for the commencement of trial.

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