Olakanye Oni, Oni of Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), Palace of Mercy, Olokuta, Ado-Ekiti, has reportedly been sentenced to Life Imprisonment by Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti on Thursday, July 1 for the death of a woman identified as Mrs Gbadamosi Omowale who came to for help.
Mrs Omowale took ill and her health deteriorated after the cleric carried out a “spiritual cleansing” on her. On December 13, 2017, she died.
According to Director of Public Prosecutions, Ministry of Justice, Julius Ajibare;
“he invited the deceased from Lagos to Ado Ekiti on the pretence that he has a solution to her barrenness.
“On getting to his Church at Palace of Mercy, Mathew Street, Odo Ado Area, Ado Ekiti, the convict hypnotised the victim and lured her into his room. He thereafter spread a white cloth on her and raped her.
“The convict used a white handkerchief to clean the victim’s private part and inserted a substance believed to be potash into her vagina. He also collected a sum of Fifty Two Thousand Naira from the victim.
“The victim’s private part got decayed as a result of the substance inserted into it by the convict and this resulted in the victim’s eventual death.”