SAN FRANCISCO, August 04, (THEWILL) – Pastor Joseph Anthony of the Living Faith Church in Njaba, Imo state has been arrested for alleged defilement of an 11-year- old daughter of a fellow pastor, Chukwuma Okoronkwo.
According to Chikanma’s father, Pastor Joseph Anthony who had only been recently transferred to the Njaba chapter of the church was waiting to be assigned his residential apartment, when they offered to harbour him temporarily
Briefing reporters, the Imo State Police boss, Isaac Akinmoyede said Joseph Anthony ‘took advantage of the fact that he was at home alone with the victim, Favour Chikanma and had carnal knowledge of her. Investigation is at an advanced stage,’ the Commissioner said.
Mr Akinmoyede said the paedophile pastor along with other suspects paraded by the Imo Police Command on Monday will be charged to court after investigation.