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Pastor Defiles, Impregnates 16-year-old Pupil In Ogun

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The pastor of a white garment church in Iwaya , Ijebu – Ife , Ogun State , Prophet Sunday Adelaja, is cooling his heels in police custody for allegedly impregnating a 16 – year- old girl.

Adelaja, who is reportedly married to two wives, allegedly defiled the Junior Secondary School 3 pupil twice , resulting in the pregnancy.

It was learnt that the victim had kept the incident to herself as instructed by Adelaja until her mother got wind of the pregnancy which is now five months old.

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It was gathered that the pastor owned up to the act but claimed he intended to marry the girl .

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It was further learnt that the pupil’ s parents had gone to attend a meeting at the palace of the community’ s traditional ruler sometime in June 2019 , leaving her behind .

The 40 – year- old pastor was said to have invited her to his house on the pretext that he wanted to ask her some questions , but molested her instead .

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The girl told City Round that Adelaja threatened her not to divulge the secret to anybody and that she should make herself available to him on demand .

She said about one week after the first encounter , the pastor accosted her while she was running an errand for her mother and took her to his house for another round of sex .

The pupil explained that about two weeks ago , her mother noticed some changes in her and took her to a hospital for a test . The result reportedly confirmed that she was five months pregnant.

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She said , “My parents were in a meeting at the palace that day when the pastor asked me to come . He said he wanted to ask me something and took me to his second house . When we got there, I asked him what our mission was and he said I should be patient . He then shut the door and pushed me on the bed .

“ I tried to struggle with him but he overpowered me. After he had sex with me , he told me not to tell anyone . One week after , he stopped me along the road , took me to his house and had sex with me again .

“ Some weeks ago , my mother was worried about how I was behaving and she took me to hospital . It was confirmed there that I am pregnant. The pastor was the only person that had sex with me and he didn ’ t deny it. ”

The father of the victim , who identified himself simply as Soliu , stated that he was shocked when he learnt that it was Adelaja, who impregnated his daughter.

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He said the suspect confessed to the crime and promised to provide N2 , 000 on a daily basis for the welfare of the girl .

He said , “ Her mother was afraid to tell me she is pregnant. She ( the mother ) went to inform my brother and a friend ’ s father who came to break the news to me last Tuesday .

I was shocked when they told me it was Pastor Adelaja who impregnated my daughter. This is somebody who already has two wives .

“ Through a friend , we took the case to a human rights group and it was reported at the Ijebu – Ife Police Station on Thursday , December 5 . My child is still going to school ; why should he contemplate marrying her ?”

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The representative of Advocate for Children and Vulnerable Persons Network of Nigeria , the rights group monitoring the case , Mr Adeyemi Akin – Akala , said the incident caused pandemonium in the community as angry youths attacked Adelaja’ s church .

He said , “ The youths pasted a notice on the church entrance that no one should enter the premises.

Apparently , the prophet was at large when the youths got to the church and out of anger they destroyed the church walls , which led to the arrest of four of them. The perpetrator ( Adelaja) then came out of hiding to the police station .

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“ A medical test was conducted on the girl at Ijebu – Ife General Hospital and the matter was later transferred to the police gender unit in Abeokuta . ”

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state , DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi , confirmed the case , adding that investigation was ongoing .

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(City Round via Punch)

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Police Declare Man Wanted Over Homos*xual Act

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A 50-years old man, Edo Omusi, has been declared wanted by the police in Benin City, the capital of Edo State, for disappearing after being ‘caught’ in a same s*x act in Ogiso community.

A source close to the police in the state, told our correspondent that the suspect, and one of his male friends, whose name was not given, were sighted at an undisclosed location by some youths as they were comitting the act.

Under Nigerian Laws, any person caught in the gay act is liable to 14 years in prison and if found by the community could be killed.

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The duo were said to have been deeply engrossed in the act when they were found but before the person who saw them in the , “sinful and abominable act”, went for back up, they had escaped the location.

The incident which occurred on 25/4/23 at Ogiso area of the town almost threw the community into a turmoil as irate youths welding sticks and cudgels rampaged the community in search of the duo to lynch them.

It was also learnt that worried by the trend the youths in the community had to set up a surveillance team to monitor his movements. It was on one of the surveillance trips that he was reportedly caught on the fateful day, with the unidentified male partner.

It was gathered since the community reported the incident to the police, the whereabouts of the suspect, Edo Omusi has since remained unknown by all and sundry.

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Speaking on the development, a top Police official confirmed the matter and explained that the Crime Investigation Department of the command is working round the clock to arrest the suspect, having declared him a wanted person.

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Man, 41, Sent To Prison For Groping Woman’s Breast

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A Badagry Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on Friday, ordered the remand of a 41-year-old man, Ibrahim Lemo, for groping the breast of a woman.

The court heard that Lemo beat up his victim, Zainab Babalola, when she demanded he stopped the unlawful act

Chief Magistrate Fadahunsi Adefioye remanded Lemo after he pleaded guilty to a two count bordering on assault.

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Adefioye ordered that the defendant should be remanded in Awhajigoh Correctional Centre, Badagry.

He adjourned the case until April 14 for facts and sentencing.

Earlier, the prosecutor, ASP. Clément Okuoimose, told the court that the defendant committed the offences on April 6 at 2.30 p.m. at Badagry Roundabout shopping complex, Badagry, Lagos.

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Okuoimose said Lemo without lawful excuse pressed the breast of the complainant, Zainab Babalola.

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He said the defendant also hit the complainant on her left eye and caused her harm after she asked him not to touch her again.

The prosecutor said the offences contravened Sections 134 and 170 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

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Hushpuppi’s Associate, Woodberry, Pleads Guilty, Forfeits $8m, Assets

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Olalekan Jacob Ponle, known as Mr Woodberry, has pleaded guilty to wire fraud.

He also agreed to forfeit $8 million in proceeds of wire fraud as well as luxury cars and watches to the foreign government.

Woodberry, a known associate of the now-imprisoned internet fraudster, Ramon Abbas, better known as Hushpuppi, recently in a plea declaration submitted at the United States District Court of the Northern District of Illinois Eastern Division on April 6, pleaded guilty to count one of the indictments, the Peoples Gazette reports.

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According to his plea agreement, he is required to pay back the sum of $8 million he fraudulently received from the seven companies that he scammed.

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“Defendant understands that by pleading guilty, he will subject to forfeiture to the United States all right, title, and interest that he has in any property constituting or derived from proceeds obtained, directly or indirectly, as a result of the offence,” stated the document containing Mr Ponle’s signed plea declaration.

Woodberry was also asked to waive his rights to the luxury cars, and designer watches he had stashed in Dubai.

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The high-end automobiles include Rolls Royce Cullinan with vehicle no J9153, Lamborghini Urus (N4973) and Mercedes-Benz G-class (G68816).

Other items seized are four Rolex watches, one Patek Philippe watch, three Audemars Piguet watches, three gold and diamond-studded earrings, and six gold neck chains.

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Last year, he forfeited 151.8 Bitcoin to the American government.

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On June 10, 2020, Woodberry was arrested in Dubai alongside Ramon Hushpuppi Abbas, who is currently serving an 11-year sentence for a similar fraud charge.

Prior to his arrest, Woodberry was known for rocking and flaunting expensive designer wear and showing off his illicit wealth to his massive Instagram followers, the majority of whom had no idea his luxury lifestyle was funded by cybercrime.

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