Court Remands Prophet In Prison For Raping 13-year-old In Akwa Ibom

One High Court sitting in Uyo has sent a 32 year-old prophet, Godson Nse Thompson to the Uyo Correctional Centre for allegedly raping a 13 year-old girl.

The SS1 student of a government secondary school was reportedly sent to the prophet for intercessory prayers.

The prophet, a native of Ikot Offiong Nsit in Nsit Ibom Local Government Area, was remanded by the trial judge, Justice Bassey Nkanang after hearing the evidence of the victim.

The victim, a native of Ikot Uboh in Nsit Ubium LGA had told the Court that while living with her elder sister in Uyo, her in-law took her to a church along Information Drive, Uyo.

She explained that when the prophet closed about 6pm, he took her to his house, where she was raped throughout night.She said the accused person, a father of three children, provided her with a bucket to urinate inside the house in order to prevent her from going outside.

After hearing from the victim, the trial judge, Justice Nkanang adjourned the matter to 1st August, 2022 for continuation of trial and ordered the accused to be taken back to prison till the adjuned date.

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