Defence News NG
Crime

Court remands cleric over alleged rape of 19-year-old girl

A Warri-South Magistrates’ Court in Delta, on Wednesday remanded a cleric, Elijah Orhonigbe, at the Warri Custodial Centre, for allegedly raping his church member’s 19-year-old daughter.

Magistrate Ejiro Diejomaoh ordered the remand of Orhonigbe, who is the Founder/General Overseer of Victory Revival Fasting and Ministry, Warri, pending legal advice from the office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP).

The magistrate noted that in the advent that there was no space at the custordial centre, the defendant should be remanded at the A Divisional Police Station, Warri.

Diejomaoh consequently adjourned the case untill July 24, for mention.

The Police prosecutor, SP Vincent Orawemen, had told the court that the defendant allegedly rape a 19-year-old daughter of his church member, on May 20.

Orawemen said that the defendant carried out the unlawful act inside his church.

Also Check Out:

Man, 60, rapes 13-year-old in Delta

Defence News Ng

Abuja court sentences three to death for robbery

Defence News Ng

565 suspected drug dealers arrested in Kano

Defence News Ng

UNIBEN student’s death: IGP takes over investigation

Defence News Ng

I’ve killed five kidnap victims, says gang executioner

Defence News Ng

Man, 28, arrested for defiling eight minors in Bauchi

Defence News Ng

Police arrest 20-year- old suspect for killing his wife in Niger

Defence News Ng

Labourers arrested for allegedly poisoning co-worker’s drink

Defence News Ng

Hoodlums, motorcyclists fight in Lagos, police recover gun

Defence News Ng

Police Arrest Fake Inspector, Suspected Fraudsters In Niger

Defence News Ng

35 suspected rapists, murderers, robbers paraded in Ogun

Defence News Ng

Fake policeman arrested for allegedly stealing motorbike in Ogun

Defence News Ng

Leave a Comment