The Divisional Police headquarters in Igwuruta on Sunday arrested a pastor of a new generation church located in the area for allegedly taking a married woman to a guest house to conduct spiritual cleansing.
A source said the pastor allegedly directed the lady to book a room in a guest house at Igwuruta where the deliverance and spiritual cleansing will take place.
The source further disclosed that trouble started when the woman woke up after the prayers and accused the pastor of hypnotizing and raping her.
“The woman told her husband what transpired between her and the pastor and the husband called the pastor who allegedly threatened to kill the husband and wife if they continued with their claims,” the source said.
The said pastor was arrested on his way to a church service on Sunday evening. The source further said the police has commenced investigation into the matter.
Meanwhile a Right Advocate in Rivers State – Prince Wiro has confirmed receiving report of the alleged s*xual assault on the married woman by the pastor.
Mr. Wiro disclosed that the couple contacted him on Saturday to seek his advice and he encouraged them to report to the police since there are allegations of threat to life.