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Pastor pleads guilty to defilement of two sisters, in Lagos

Forty-eight year-old Pastor, Nduka Anyanwu, on Wednesday pleaded guilty to defiling and impregnating two teenage sisters.

Anyanwu is facing a two-count charge of defilement before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

The offences for which the Pastor is charged contravene Section 137 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 and the Sections (137) stipulates life imprisonment for the offence of defilement of a minor.

Following his guilty plea to both charges, the Chief Magistrate Mrs A. Adedayo, remanded the defendant in a custodial center and adjourned the case to September 15 for facts and sentencing.

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

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.

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