Ogun Pastor Israel Adebayo Arrested For R*ping 14-Year-Old Church Choir Member

Israel Adebayo, a 38-year-old preacher, was detained by Ogun state police officers for defiling a 14-year-old member of his church (name withheld). The mother of the victim filed a complaint at Agbado Divisional Headquarters alleging that while she was away receiving treatment for a specific ailment, her daughter, who was a choir member in their church, went to the church where the pastor lured her into his room and forcibly had carnal knowledge with her. The pastor, who is the General Overseer of The Beloved Chapel located at No. 9, Iyaniwura Street, off Owonikoko Street Agbado area In response to the information, DPO Agbado sent his investigators to the location of the randy pastor’s arrest.

The preacher begged for mercy and confessed defiling the victim during questioning. The suspect would have been detained long ago, according to DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the public relations officer for the Ogun State Police, but the victim’s mother obstructed the action out of fear of upsetting the pastor. He said that the victim had no choice but to enable police to intervene since she had been bleeding continually from her private area ever since the event occurred in October 2021. The matter has been sent to CIID for additional investigation and potential prosecution, per a directive by Lanre Bankole, the commissioner of police. No of how close they are to the offender, the CP advised parents to quit covering up for anyone who indecently abused their daughter(s).