Court remands Pastor over rape, robbery


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An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered one Korede Olamide, 37, a pastor, to be remanded in prison custody for allegedly raping and robbing a woman.

Korede is also accused of unlawfully detaining the victim and putting a hard substance, known as ‘Vilium 5’ in her drink, making her sleep until the next day.

He was arraigned before Mrs. O. Sule-Amzat on a six-count of unlawful detention, maliciously administering poison, rape, causing a person to engage in sexual intercourse, provoking breach of peace and stealing.

The Prosecutor, Sgt. Lucky Ihiehie, told the court that the accused committed the crime on Aug. 20 at Popoola Guest House, Alapere-Ketu, near Lagos.

He explained that the victim met the accused some time ago and told her that he was a pastor, giving her some messages about herself.

“The accused told her some of her problems and the…

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