The Oyo State Police Command, on Monday, said it has arrested a self-acclaimed pastor who lures his female victims to his hideout and rapes them after dispossessing them of their belongings.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the suspect was one of the 29 paraded by the command on Monday in Ibadan.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Shina Olukolu, told newsmen bag information about the suspect got to the office of the State Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) in Oyo on Aug. 15.
Olukolu said that the suspect specialised in luring unsuspecting female victims to his hideout at Awe town where he allegedly rapes them.
According to him, the suspect will then dispose of the female victims of their belongings as well as engage in ” spiritual cleansing” for ritual purposes.
He added that some items including a cell phone were recovered from him.
“One Infinix cell phone with which he took obscene pictures of his victims was recovered from him.
” He claimed to be the pastor of one Gospel Ministry Commission based in Bashi Quarters in Awe upon interrogation.
“His confessions led to the arrest of one of his accomplices, an alleged quack medical practitioner who performed abortion on one of his victims,” Olukolu said.
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