An Uyo High Court has ordered the remanding of a 32-year-old prophet, Godson Thompson for allegedly raping a 13-year old minor.
Justice Bassey Nkanang insisted that the accused, a native of Ikot Offiong Nsit in the Nsit Ibom Local Government Area, be kept in the Uyo Custodial Centre.
The victim while narrating her ordeal to the Uyo Court said she was living with her elder sister in Uyo when her in-law took her to a church located at Information Drive, Uyo.
According to her, the pastor conveyed her to his house when the in law left around 6pm and raped her.
The minor continued that the prophet prevented her from going out and even gave her a bucket to urinate inside the house to achieve his aim.
The SS1 student said she escaped when the accused person forgot to lock the door of the house, adding that she ran to a church where she was rescued.
Justice Nkanang adjourned the matter till August 1, 2022, for continuation of trial.
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