A 40 year-old Muslim cleric, Abdullahi Omobalaji has been apprehended by the Lagos State Police Command for sexually assaulting a 17 year old girl identified as Idowu at Bakara lane in Agege area Of Lagos State.
Media sources learnt that the assault started in November when the 40 year old Alfa called the victim, Idowu over to his spiritual room for deliverance relating to a vision he saw concerning her.
Narrating what transpired between her and the Alfa, Idowu revealed that the Alfa had told her that she was cursed and the only way to dissolve the curse was to sleep with her three times.
“It started in November, 2014 when Alfa Abdullahi called me and said I should always come to meet him if I needed anything since my dad was dead and my mum was unable to cater for all my needs. Later, he told me that he had seen a vision, adding that a man had placed an evil mark on me. He asked me to rinse my hand with cold water which he then put on the fire. When the water finally boiled and I brought it down, I saw two cowries and a ring in the water. Alfa said that was what the man put inside my body and he (Alfa) was the only man that could remove the evil mark from me. He said he must sleep with me three times, and that was how he slept with me. He said I must never tell anyone what happened between us and if I did, I would die just like my father did a few years back”
The victim also disclosed that after the first encounter, The Kwara State Alfa had asked her to buy an egg which he instructed her to apply all over her body.
“Then he said I should break it. I found seven needles in the egg. Alfa then said he would have to sleep with me seven times. I pleaded with him not to since he only recently slept with me three times, but he insisted on doing it, “she said
However, the mother of the victim who is a Fashion designed disclosed that she never knew of what transpired between her daughter and the Alfa until she was informed by one of her customer, adding that when she approached the Alfa, she was brutally beaten by him for wrongly accusing him
However, another source disclosed that the victim (Idowu) has been in a romantic relationship with the Alfa since last year
“The girl framed up the cleric. They have been sleeping with each other since last year”. He said
Confirming the matter, the Lagos state Police command Spokesperson, Kenneth Nwosu said the case would be called up in court today, March 16th.