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A pastor, Nduka Anyanwu was on Wednesday arraigned by the Lagos State Police Command before the state Magistrates’ Court in Yaba for defiling and impregnating two sisters.
The sisters’ who are minors aged 17 and 13 were alleged to have been defiled by Anyanwu who also impregnated them.
Anyanwu was arraigned on two counts bordering on defilement before Chief Magistrate A. Adedayo.
He pleaded guilty.
The prosecutor, Roman Unuigbe, told the court that Anyanwu committed the offenses sometime in June 2020 at a church complex in the Oshodi area of the state under the pretext of praying for the victims.
According to Unuigbe, the offenses contravene Section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
Following the defendant’s plea, Magistrate Adedayo ordered him to be remanded in custody and adjourned the case till September 15, 2020, for the presentation of facts and sentencing.
According to Punch Metro, the mother of the victims had tried to defend the suspect by preventing the police from effecting his arrest on the grounds that he was a man of God.