Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 72-year-old Prophet Jacob Adegboyega Farinmade, of Celestial Church of Christ in Ipaja area, for allegedly killing a female undergraduate he impregnated.
The deceased, Bunmi allegedly died during childbirth, while the clergyman secretly buried her, The Nation reports.Bunmi was said to have been taken by her father to live with her mother following her rustication in 200 level at Babcock University in Ilisan Remo, Ogun State in 2014.
Bunmi’s mother, Derayo Omisipi, thereafter took her to the embattled cleric for spiritual deliverance and protection.
The cleric broke the news of the girl’s death to her mother after he had buried her in a shallow grave near his church premises.
The father of the deceased became curious and reported the matter to the police, who was arrested.
The matter is being handled by the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), where the prophet is currently detained.
Spokesman of Lagos State Police Command, Mr. Bala Elkanah, said the suspect had been charged to court for murder.DON'T MISS: Download Edujandon.com News app and get latest news updates directly to your phone!