- A pastor arrested for defiling teenage boys has blamed evil manipulation for his actions
- The cleric identified as Reverend Prince Ezuma Chizemdere is the general overseer of Jesus Intervention Household Ministry
- Chizemdere is in police net for allegedly having anal sex with some teenage boys in Ejigbo, a Lagos suburb, and infecting them with Human Immunodeficiency Virus in the process
The general overseer of Jesus Intervention Household Ministry, Reverend Prince Ezuma Chizemdere, has said that evil spirit manipulated him to sodomise teenage boys.
Recall that the pastor was arrested for allegedly having anal sex with some teenage boys in Ejigbo, a Lagos suburb, and infecting them with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in the process.
Vanguard reports that one of his victims identified as 16-year-old Anthony Shedrack, who discovered to have been infected with HIV, has started treatment.
Legit.ng gathers that the suspect admitted culpability and pleaded for forgiveness when he was being interrogated.
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He said: “This is the work of evil spirit, with the aim to destroy me because I have genuine gifts from God. Whenever the evil force comes on me, I would be helpless, until I have accomplished its mission.”
Explaining how the suspect was arrested after going into hiding, spokesman for Lagos state police command, DSP Elkana Bala, said: “He has been at large for about three months. On March 22, 2009, at about 1 am, Police laid siege to his apartment based on information gathered that he often sneaked into the house through the back entrance.
“When he discovered that Police had cordoned his house, he hid himself in the ceiling for two hours before he was arrested.
“Investigation has it that Reverend Pastor Prince Ezuma brought in about 15 boys into his apartment where he forcefully penetrated them, through the anus.
"Some residents revealed that the reverend usually washed six bed sheets daily whenever he brings in little children, suspected to be his sex partners.”
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, January 16, arrested Anu Ojo Olakonori, a self-acclaimed pastor and founder of Angel on Guard Ministries for a N27.9 million fraud.
Olakonori was arrested following a petition by the victim.
The complainant alleged that sometime in 2016, she was introduced to the suspect by a pastor of hers in Bauchi for prayers and cleansing because of the difficulties she was going through at the time.
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