A cleric, Pastor Otobong Emerson, 48, has defiled five minors. Emerson, of Believers’ Ministry Church Incorporated, located at No. 146, Upper Owina, Off Evbuotubu, Benin, defiled Blessing, Doris, Rita, Igbinoba and Christabel, aged between 6 and 11 years, while the incident happened between December 2019 and February 2020.
Edo state police Spokesman, Chidi Nwabuzor, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Friday during a news conference at the state’s police headquarters in Benin, disclosed that the gender unit of the command investigated the multiple case of defilement against the Pastor
Nwabuzor also disclosed that the cleric made statement and confessed to the crime, with the case already charged to court and the suspect had been remanded in police custody, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but to appear again in court on June 11 this year.