Police in Ogun on Monday, arrested a 40-year-old mason, Lekan Sunday, for allegedly raping a prophetess at Orioke Aanu Oluwa Gbohunmi Church, Ilogbo Adu area of Kemta in Abeokuta.
Osun Defender gathered that Sunday allegedly committed the crime last Thursday.
The medium learnt that the suspect stormed the church with weapons and met the victim sleeping.
He was said to have held the prophetess hostage while brandishing a knife in her face that he would kill her if she continued to give him a tough time.
The prophetess was said to have pleaded with the suspect to pity her when her call for help from people around the premises did not yield results.
However, the suspect was said to have insisted on her having sex with the prophetess.
The victim was said to have approached a nearby police station, where the matter was reported after the suspect forced her into submission.
The police launched a manhunt after receiving the complaint and he was later arrested on Monday.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Omolola Odutola, who confirmed the incident, said the prophetess recognised the suspect as a mason and labourer in the area.
“The incident happened last Thursday. We arrested the suspect yesterday (Monday). The preliminary investigation into the matter is ongoing.”
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