A pastor (name withheld), in one of the gospel churches in Kubwa, blames the devil for tempting him to rape his teenage maid on Tuesday.
A police source said that the incident happened in Phase Three area, Kubwa.
The source said that the pastor’s wife had travelled to Lagos and the maid was left to take care of their two children and other domestic chores.
City News learnt that trouble started when the maid, 16, had wanted to run away after he forcefully had carnal knowledge of her but the pastor restrained her.
“She started crying and drew the attention of the girl’s mother who stays near the area,” the source said.
The source said that the man confessed to have committed the act to the mother who reported the matter to the police.
When contacted, the Kubwa Divisional Police Officer, CSP Nurudeen Sabo, confirmed the incident. He said: “Policemen arrested the 36-year-old man of God on Tuesday.
“He confessed to the crime, saying that it was the devil’s work.
“The case will be transferred to the state CID for investigation but we have taken the girl to the hospital for medical examination.”