The Rivers State Police Command has disclosed that the command is investigating a Port Harcourt based Pastor in connection to allegation of rape of a twenty year old girl.
According to Rythm 93.7FM 6PM news on Wednesday 14, July 2021, the spokesperson of the command, SP Nnamdi Omoni said the investigation followed a petition by a human rights .
A member of the human rights advocacy group,Centre for Basic Rights Protection and Accountability Campaign,Barrister Festus Bonwin said the group wrote the petition to demand for an investigation into the allegation made against the Pastor.
Bonwin said the group is also asking for adequate Police protection for the alleged 20 year old victim.
In the meantime the 20 year old girl in an interview alleged that Pastor Tony Daniel of Jesus Alive Word Refiners International Church raped her when she was invited by the Pastor for settlement of issues she is having with the Pastor’s wife.
The Pastor’s wife in her response said it is a frame up. That they told the alleged rape victim to pay for light bill she refused and threatened to go to any length to deal with them.
Last year that Pastor Daniel was detained at Azikiwe Divisional Police headquarters following a complaint by one Mr Ndidi Austin who alleged he caught the Pastor with his wife in a hotel.
Pastor Daniel had also denied the allegation.