General News of Thursday, 8 February 2018
A junior pastor of the Twelve Apostles church is in the grips of the police for sodomising a 12-year-old boy.
The suspect, Isaac Banes was said to have forcibly had anal sex with a young boy in an uncompleted building after church service.
This unfortunate incident occurred at Awutu Breku in the Central region.
Narrating his ordeal to Adom News’ Kofi Adjei, the young boy said the pastor who posed as his friend sent him on an errand.
Upon his return, he indicated that, the suspect forced him to drop his pants and had anal sex with him several times.
The distraught young boy said pastor threatened to kill him should he tell anyone about what happened.
But when he went home, his condition, however, worsened and when interrogated, he told his parents about the incident.
They reported the matter to the police and the suspect, Isaac Banes was arrested by police in Kasoa.
Also, the Commander of the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) at Kasoa, DSP Florence Anaman confirmed on Adom FM’s morning show, Dwaso Nsem.
She said the child testified in camera that he was sodomised a number of times by the pastor.
DSP Florence Anaman noted that, when confronted with the evidence, the suspect pleaded guilty to the offense but blamed to devil for his conduct.
She indicated that, the Musama pastor is likely to be charged with unnatural canal knowledge.
DSP Florence Anaman added that the suspect is still in police custody pending investigations