10th September, 2015
A self-styled prophet, Muyiwa Adesoye, has been arrested and charged before a Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ejigbo for allegedly deceiving a 17-year-old auxiliary nurse in order to have sex with her in Lagos State, western Nigeria.
Akure, Ondo State-born Adesoye allegedly prophesied to the victim (name withheld) that she had spiritual husband who usually had sex with her in the night which had hindered her progress in her career.
Adesoye, who resides at 35, Adedayo street, Abaranje in Ikotun area, informed her that she needed to be delivered through prayers so that her future will be brighter.
He also informed her that such prayer and deliverance involved him having sex with her in order to anoint her private part.
Adesoye also allegedly told her that she would pay him N25,000 for him to embark on the prayer and warned her to do so to avoid further threat to her future.
The victim accepted and allegedly paid the money and gave him her two phones and a gift.
P.M.NEWS gathered that Muyiwa took the young nurse to a popular hotel located at Abule Odu in Egbeda area and had sex with her several times.
After the sex romp, Adesoye allegedly gave her soap to use to take her bath everyday.
After the victim, who was introduced to Adesoye by her friend realised that she had been conned, she told her parents what happened and the matter was reported to the police at Area ‘M’ Command, Idimu.
Adesoye was arrested and charged to court with obtaining sex, unlawful carnal knowledge under false pretence and stealing under the Criminal Code.
He pleaded not guilty and the presiding Magistrate, Mrs J. O. E. Adeyemi granted him bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.
The court ordered that one of the sureties must be a land owner and show affidavit of means.
He was remanded in prison custody at Kirikiri pending when he will perfect his bail condition.
The matter was adjourned till 21 September, 2015.