LAW ENFORCEMENT 31/01/2024
General Overseer Arrested For Sexual Abuse Of 17-Year-Old
Abia State Command of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has confirmed the arrest of Peculiar Ginika, the General Overseer and lead pastor of Liberation Word Assembly International in Aba.
The church is located at No. 4 Egbuka Avenue by Unity Bank, Echianu Street off 183 Faulks Road, Aba, Aba North local government area of the state.
Pastor Ginika cooling off his heels at the detention facility of the command headquarters of the Rapid Response Squad of the Nigeria Police situated at the premises of the Aba North local government council.
He was reportedly arrested and detained at the weekend after the father of a female victim; a minor (identify withheld), reported the abuse of his daughter by the General Overseer, who is also their family’s pastor, to the personnel of the RRS.
The nurse who was helping the suspect with contraceptive pills and also took the blood sample of the victim could be arrested for questioning by the police, sources within the police circles disclosed.
Sources within the victim’s family who disclosed that the victim turned 17 years old in November last year (2023), told our correspondent that the said General Overseer has abused their relationship for about two years; since she was 15 years.