The General Overseer of Tongue of Fire Restoration Ministry, Chukwuma Nkwocha, has been arrested for allegedly camping and defiling about 30 under-aged girls.
Nkwocha, 38, was discovered to have camped and defiled kids aged 10 to 15.
He was said to have lured the girls to his house based on their lack of places to sleep.
The police team, operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, arrested Nkwocha Tuesday evening during a church service at the church premises located in Sogunle area of Lagos State,
Police acted on a petition that the pastor was camping and defiling girls.
Nkwocha was taken away from the church premises along with the girls.
The spokesperson of the Lagos State Police Command, Dolapo Badmos, confirmed the arrest of Nkwocha.
Badmos said the State’s Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, has ordered thorough investigation of the case.
She said: “The Command rescued about 30 young girls from the pastor’s custody and two of them acknowledged he had canal knowledge of them. Investigation is ongoing.”