The 65-year-old general overseer who was detained for raping a 7-year-old maid accuse his wife of being the cause

In Awka, Anambra State, a 65-year-old pastor named Francis Ogwu has been taken into custody on charges of defiling his seven-year-old domestic helper.


The culprit, an Imo State native, was taken into custody after worried neighbors became alarmed by his actions.


The youngster is accused of being raped three times by Ogwu, the general overseer of the Jesus House of Joy Church in Awka.


The seven-year-old victim described her trauma to Ify Obinabo, the Commissioner for Women and Social Welfare, stating that she was raped by the suspect and then given money. Eyes Of Lagos reports,


“He usually gives me money, like N500 to N1000, after each experience,” the woman remarked.

Sometimes, his wife accuses me of snatching her husband from her.


“What prompted my leaving the house was the repeated beating I received from the daughter over irrelevant issues.”


The victim’s mother, Destiny Nwabueze, a native of Awka, said she handed the daughter over to the Ogwu family because of the long-standing relationship they had enjoyed. She however said she was shocked when her daughter returned to her to report the ugly incident.


She said: “I quickly invited the Oga to my house. But when he came, he denied the allegations, which made me to raise the alarm that attracted other persons.”


During interrogation, the suspect denied allegations of penetration as claimed by the victim.


He said: “I just fingered the girl once.”


General overseer, 65, arrested for raping 7-year-old maid blames his wife for his actions



Asked why he defiled the girl, the suspect said, ” I was tempted because my wife usually gives excuses that she’s fasting whenever I want to have quality time with her.”


Reacting, the Commissioner vowed to ensure the victim got justice.


She, however, advised women to always be vigilant and stop starving their husbands of sex. She further charged women to always protect their children at all costs.


The suspect’s family begged the Commissioner’s office for pardon but the matter was reported to the police.

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