17th December, 2010
A 30-year old house wife, Adenike Olalekan, who was squatting at a Cherubim andÂ Seraphim Church with the intention of observing prayers at 8, Oluwalogbon Street,Â Somolu, Lagos, has allegedly bitten the breast of the wife of the minister of theÂ church, Mrs. Bunmi Adewunmi.
Olalekan reportedly vent her anger on the pastorâ€™s wife as a fall out of the crisisÂ which was said to have been on for three years between Mother in Israel DeborahÂ Adewunmi Okoh and her younger brother, Rotimi Adewunmi, the churchâ€™s minister.
The case between the two siblings is still pending at Somolu Magistrateâ€™s Court 12Â and Ogudu Magistrateâ€™s Court.
Adewunmi and Okoh have being having problems over the naming of the church, with theÂ latter accusing her brother of using fetish means to conduct services, an allegationÂ he kicked against.
The service days and members were divided between the duo by the elders of theÂ Â Cherubim and Seraphim sect, but this could not solve the problem since they bothÂ live in the same house within the church premises.
When the case was brought to the Ogudu Magistrateâ€™s Court, they were referred to theÂ Citizens Mediation Centre, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos, where they were warned to maintainÂ peace or the church would be closed down.
Trouble, however, started when the suspect, said to have taken sides with Okoh,Â allegedly poured dirty water on Adewunmi when he was washing a handkerchief in frontÂ of the house, who immediately reported the case to his sister.
The atmosphere was said to have become charged, prompting Olalekan to report theÂ matter at the police station and the Divisional Police Officer, SP James Chu,Â invited the warring parties for settlement.
Not satisfied with the terms of settlement, Olalekan allegedly hired thugs who beatÂ up the ministerâ€™s wife and during the scuffle, Olalekan allegedly bit her breast.
The case is still being investigated.