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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.

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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.

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 .

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 .

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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. ”

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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.

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 .

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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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‘I Escaped After Two Weeks In jail’ – Convicted Serial Killer, Cultist [Photos]

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Oluwatosin Ikuhemeyin, a notorious cultist who terrorized the Igbokoda community and escaped from jail in Owo in March 2022 was on Monday recaptured by operatives of the Ondo State Police Command.

The convict was said to have broken out of jail just after arriving at the facility within two weeks.

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Speaking while parading the suspect, the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Funmilayo Odunlami, claimed that detectives had been tracking the dreaded cultist known as ‘4G’ due to his shooting prowess.

Odunlami claimed that the arrested cultist, alongside six other inmates who were on the command’s wanted list, escaped from Owo Correctional Centre.

“The suspect, Tosin Ikuhemeyin, a.k.a. 4G, had been on the wanted list of the command over his role in multiple cult battles in the state that have resulted in the death of certain members of another cult organization.

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“He was a member of the Aye cult group and was captured in Igbokoda, where he was hiding out. He will soon be charged in court.”

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Speaking on his arrest, the 24-year-old cultist stated that “before I was caught and taken to an Owo correctional facility, I was a member of the Aye cult and the group’s head in Igbokoda.

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“After being imprisoned for two weeks, I was detained this morning in Igbokoda, but I managed to escape from Owo Prison with the help of six other inmates.

“I met with some inmates in the prison who had been plotting an escape before I arrived, and they successfully incorporated me into their schemes under the leadership of one Dada.”

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Court Jails UK Ex-convict One Year For Defrauding Hotel

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Justice Mojisola Dada of the Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos, on Friday sentenced a United Kingdom ex-convict, Ahmed Adebola, to one year imprisonment for defrauding Radisson Blu Hotel of N4.4 million.

Justice Dada sentenced the defendant after he pleaded guilty to an amended one count of obtaining by false pretence, offence which contravenes Section 312 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2011.

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had, on May 30, charged the convict on an amended one count of obtaining by false pretence.

The EFCC counsel, Ahmed Yerima, said that the Radisson Blu Hotel Management wrote a petition against the defendant to the commission, after he defrauded the hotel of the sum of N4.4million.

The prosecution submitted that the EFCC received a report from the hotel sometime in December 2020 and alleged that the defendant, who had lodged in their facility, off and on, made payments through credit cards and American Express in favour of the hotel and the payments were recalled by the unified payment system.

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Yerima said, “Based on the information gotten between December 15 and 16, 2020, the defendant checked into the hotel again and was arrested based on the earlier allegations against him.

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“A search was conducted on him and nine different credit cards, bearing different names, were recovered from him in which six out of the nine were American Express.

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“Two United Kingdom driver licences were recovered from him at the point of arrest, all of which contained the same information, including the picture of the defendant and the only difference was the name.

“The defendant said that the cards were given to him by one Jim Collins, whom he met in the UK and he was aware that the credit cards were not legally issued and that he did not know the owners of the card.”

The prosecution further said that an investigation was extended to the National Crimes Agency in the United Kingdom to confirm the authenticity of the cards, the driver licences and the criminal record of the defendant, if any existed.

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“The team received a response from the NCA stating that the driver licences were forged documents, including the credit card.

“The NCA also said that the defendant was sentenced to 15 months imprisonment in the UK for offences bordering on fraudulent bank card, motoring offences and others which later resulted in his deportation,” the prosecution said.

Delivering judgement, Justice Dada sentenced the defendant to one year imprisonment.

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Dada said, “The defendant is hereby sentenced to one year jail term, having been on bail till now or pay an option of fine of N2 million.

“All the items recovered from him is hereby forfeited to the Federal Government and must write an understatement never to go back to the same crime again.”

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Nigerian Jailed 235 years For N525m, €64,000 Fraud, Loses Lekki Houses

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Justice Agatha Okeke of the Federal High Court, Uyo, has convicted and sentenced Scales Olatunji.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) labelled him “a notorious international fraudster”.

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The convict bagged 235 years imprisonment for internet fraud and money laundering.

Olatunji pleaded “not guilty” after arraignment in July 2019 on 45-count charges.

One reads: “That you, Scales Olatunji Ishola “M”, Meraiyebu Charles “M”(at large), Gabriel Adeyemi Olugbenga “M”(at large), Ojomo Oluwatobi Ayodele “M”(at large) and Adekola Oluwatoyin “M”(at large), between January 2017 to October 2018 converted N525,172,580”.

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The theft of the funds, which formed part of proceeds of unlawful activities to wit: fraud (Business E-mail Compromise and Identity Theft), violated Section 18 (a) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act 2011 (as amended) and punishable under Section 15 (3) of the same Act.

Also, Olatunji on or about May 15, 2018, sent electronic messages (email) using emailoffice01@aol.com to one Monica Goulmoen of the Charity Association for providing girls and boys in Kobane with a football pitch.

He impersonated Per Ravn Omdal, a former Norwegian Football Association President, demanded and received €64,000.

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The offence negates offence contrary to Section 22 (3)(b) of the Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention, etc) Act 2015 and punishable under Section 22 (4) of the same Act.

Delivering judgment, Justice Okeke convicted Olatunji on all the 45- counts preferred against him by the EFCC.

The judge said the evidence of the prosecution witnesses were consistent and the prosecution established his guilt.

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The prosecution was also able to establish the offence of cybercrime as it relates to count six to forty five of the charges.

The judge sentenced Olatunji to seven years imprisonment on counts one to five, and five years imprisonment on counts six to forty-five.

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The sentence shall run from the date of arrest. The money in his account will be sent to the affected Norwegian citizens through the EFCC.

Olatunji’s properties in Lekki: House No. 6, Road 2 West-end Estate in Ikota and House No. 10, Donatus Odum Street, Ikate are to be sold and the proceeds restituted to the victims.

The EFCC commenced a probe after the convict was caught on March 20, 2019 at his Ikota residence. The action followed a petition from the Oslo Police District in Norway.

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