A preacher in Enugu has been arrested by the police after reports that he raped a 12-year-old girl. Pastor Johnson Uneabunso, of Truth and Salvation Ministry in the Iwollo environs of the Ezeagu Local Government Area of the state, is said to be the landlord of the girl’s family residence. Uneabunso was arrested after the child’s mother filed a complaint with the police about the criminal act. This was contained in a statement by the command’s public relations officer, Ebere Amaraizu. He disclosed that the arrest of the cleric followed a complaint by one Cynthia Odii of Anike Iwollo in Ezeagu local government that the pastor who is her landlord had carnal knowledge of her daughter last week. He stated that the command had commenced investigation into the incident and the pastor had already given valuable information. SEE MORE AFTER CUT>>>>>>>
“Following an outcry and a complaint by a woman identified as one Cynthia Odii of Anike Iwollo in Ezeagu local government on the alleged incident of unlawful carnal knowledge of her 12-year-old girl on May 7, 2014 at about 8am by her landlord identified as Pastor Johnson Uneabunso of Truth and salvation Ministry. Full scale investigation has commenced with the state criminal and investigations department Enugu and the pastor is helping the police in their investigation,” he added.