Pastor Anyanwu admit defiling, impregnating two sisters in Lagos


A 48-year-old pastor Nduka Anyanwu has pleaded guilty to defiling and impregnating two teenage sisters, before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Anyanwu who is facing a two-count charge of defilement was remanded in a custodial center by the Chief Magistrate Mrs A. Adedayo.

Earlier, the Police Prosecutor, ASP Roman Unuigbe, told the court that the defendant committed the offences sometime in June, at Oshodi area of Lagos.

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He said that the defendant, who is a Pastor, had slept with the two sisters, aged 17 and 13, respectively, (names withheld), on several occasions and impregnated them.

According to him, the defendant had allegedly defiled the sisters at the church complex, under the pretext of holding prayer sessions with them.

Unuigbe added that the offences contravene Section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

Sections 137 stipulates life imprisonment for the offence of defilement of a minor.

Magistrate Adebayo adjourn the case to Sept. 15.