RCCG Pastor Arraigned For Allegedly Raping and Impregnating Daughter

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RCCG Pastor Arraigned For Allegedly Raping and Impregnating Daughter

A Pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Emmanuel Orekoya, was on Tuesday, Feb. 27, arraigned before the Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court for allegedly raping and impregnating his 17- year-old daughter.

The defendant is facing two counts of unlawful sexual intercourse and sexual assault preferred against him by the Lagos State Government.

Back in Nov. 2022, a video that went viral purportedly showed the daughter of pastor Orekoya Emanuel of RCCG Wisdom Tabernacle Parish Lawason Lagos, alleging that her biological father slept with her for over 2 years, with the knowledge of her mother.

It was also gathered that the defendant, while having sexual intercourse with his daughter, allegedly impregnated her.

On Tuesday, Feb. 27, the state’s prosecution counsel, Mrs Abimbola Abolade, told the court that the defendant committed the offences sometime in 2017 at Jacob Adeleye Street, Odoeran, Itire area of the state.

The prosecutor also told the court that Orekoya sexually assaulted the victim, by inserting his finger inside her vagina and inserting his penis inside her mouth.

According to the prosecutor, the offences Orekoya committed contravened Section 137 of the criminal law of Lagos State 2015.

However, the defendant pleaded not guilty to the charges against him.

Justice Soladoye adjourned the case till April 17, 2024, for the commencement of trial.

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