A 61-year-old clergyman has been arrested for having sex with a 16-year-old girl in Ondo State.
The pastor, Ajayi Famakinwa, is said to have deflowered the girl, Oluwatosin Ilesanmi, and made her pregnant after the act.
The crime was committed in the Ogbese area of the Akure North local government area of the state where the pastor and victim resided.
Famakinwa, who confessed to having sex with the girl, was accused by the victim of engaging in the act in an open market with her in the community after deflowering her at her home.
Speaking about the development of the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in the state, DSP Funmi Odunlami claimed that the victim claimed that she was lured under the pretext of spiritually cleansing her.
The PPRO added that the suspect would be charged in court after the investigation was completed.
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