The Lagos State Police Command, is on top of a case of defilement of minors by a pastor who has been arrested for his acts.
According to the state commands spokesperson DSP Bala Elkana, on 22nd day of January 2019, a case of defilement defilement of a minor (name withheld) by penetration was reported by a good Samaritan at Ejigbo Police Station.
He said following the report and investigation one Prince Chinecherem, was arrested and charged to court.
However, further investigation by the Police revealed that one pastor Prince Ezuma Chizemdere, Founder of Jesus’ Intervention Household Ministry’ was part of the syndicate defiling teenagers in the community but has been at large for about three months.
Further, Elkana stated again that on 21st March, 2009, the Police laid siege on the Reverend’s residence based on the strength of information gathered that he often sneaks into the house through the back entrance.
Having realized that the Police have cordoned his house, the Reverend hid himself in the ceiling for 2 hours, but was later arrested.
“Investigation has it that Pastor Prince Ezuma brought in about 15 boys into his apartment where he forcefully penetrated them all through the anus”.
“Some members of the neighbourhood revealed that the said pastor usually wash 6 bedsheets daily whenever he brings in little children, suspected to be his sex partners”.
“On further interrogation, the “Pastor” revealed that he is HIV positive and has been receiving treatment for over 3 years”.
“One Ikem Anthony Shedrack Male 16 years old was part of his customers and was infected by Pastor Prince Ezuma with HIV around October 2018,” the Police said.
The Pastor Prince Ezuma knew he was HIV positive and deliberately infecting innocent teenagers and adults and he further confessed that he pays the boys two thousand naira (N2000) each, anytime he has carnal knowledge of them.
The suspect will be charged to court, the Police assured.
In a related development, the Command’s Gender Unit succeeded in arresting one Ajayi Akintunde, a Teacher with Fazir I Omar Senior High School, Iwaya, Yaba for having oral sex with a female SS2 Student for marks.
The defilement started when the girl was in SS1 and lasted for about two years now. Investigation in ongoing.