Winners Chapel Deaconess Arrested For Torturing Girl Kept In Her Custody
A deaconess with the Living Faith Church aka Winners Chapel, Barnawa, Kaduna State, has been arrested for torturing a 14-year-old girl kept in her custody.
The deaconess identified as Mrs. Iyema Oyemola Oyewole was arrested by Operatives of the Kaduna Police command for torturing the girl, identified as Princess who has been living with the family for a year now.
According to reports, Princess’ father, who is friends with the culprit’s husband, had honoured his friend’s request for her to stay with them since he doesn’t have accommodation due to the unrest in southern kaduna.
“Mr. Oyewole begged for Princess to come and stay with them, promising that she would be well taken care of and sent to school. The woman even used holy water on the girl when she received her, so the dad thought his daughter was in the safe hands,” a source disclosed.
Months later, he called to speak with his daughter; the woman said he must speak with her in English and not Hausa, because she knew the daughter would likely spill. The call was closely monitored to prevent Princess from revealing the truth about how she’s been treated.
Right from the day Princess landed in their house, she has been sleeping on the toilet floor without a wrapper and was given a cup to fetch water from the toilet tap to drink in case she was thirsty.