Court remands Bishop Daniel Oluwafeyiropo for allegedly r@ping two of his church members

A S#xual offences and Domestic Viol€nce Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos has remanded the founder of ‘I Reign Christian Ministry’, bishop Daniel Oluwafeyiropo, for allegedly r@ping two of his church members (names withheld).

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Justice Ramon Oshodi remanded the defendant in Kirikiri Correctional Centre on Monday, April 17, pending the fulfillment of his bail conditions.

The judge ruled that one of the sureties must be the owner of a build-up property in Lagos State and the property must be enough to cover the bail sum.

“The original document of the landed property must be submitted to the chief registrar of Lagos State. The sureties must reside within the court’s jurisdiction and must have three years’ tax payment to the Lagos State,” he said.

The judge also ordered the defendant to deposit his international passport with the chief registrar of the court and ordered accelerated hearing of the case.

NAN reports that Oluwafeyiropo, was earlier arraigned on a two-count charge bordering on r@pe. He, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

According to the prosecution, the defendant allegedly committed the offences sometime in June 2020 on Ikota Villa Estate, Lekki, Lagos.

According to the prosecution, the alleged offence contravened Sections 260 (2) of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015


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