Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Pastor rapes woman in church during ‘spiritual bath’

Culled From: Vanguard

A 46-year-old Pastor, Olamide Sobowale, of Glory Church of Christ Aladura, Oke-Itoku, Abeokuta, Ogun State, has been ordered to be remanded in prison for allegedly raping a woman while bathing in his church backyard.

Pastor Sobowale, who was arraigned before a Magistrate Court sitting in Isabo, Abeokuta, yesterday, was accused of raping one Dupe Makinde, 30, who lives in Isaje, Abeokuta, while taking a spiritual bath allegedly recommended by the pastor.

The prosecuting counsel, Paul
Etusi, told the court that the
accused grabbed the
complainant while she was in a
bathroom within the church
premises and raped her.

Etusi said the complainant had
already put the soap on her face
as she began bathing when the
pastor suddenly entered the
bathroom, grabbed and raped
her with soap on her face.

According to Etusi, the accused
had told Mrs. Makinde that he
had a vision about the her and
asked her to come for
deliverance in his church.

He said: "He asked the woman to come to the church to take a spiritual bath for her deliverance, but, while the complainant was taking her bath, the accused barged into the bathroom, grabbed the woman and raped her.

"The accused has committed an offence contrary to section 357 and punishable under section 358 of criminal code of law of Ogun State, Nigeria, 2006."

Magistrate A. Araba after listening to the prosecuting counsel, ordered that the accused be remanded in prison till he gets advice from the Director of Public Prosecution and adjourned the case till September 16,2013.


  1. wonders shall never end.d end time has arrived Belivers watch out in other nt to fall a victim.No spiritual bath in Islam d religion of peace.

    1. ?????????.r u sure look around the world..............still proud to be born again christian and love jesus

  2. Re u tryna mock de world...Islam "religion of peace",it seems you've lost touch with the current realities of the middle east.


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