A 26-year old self acclaimed Islamic scholar, Alfa Babatunde Samuel, has been arrested for defrauding a woman to the tune of N500,000.
He had also reportedly engaged her in ‘sex deliverance’ that was to last for one month in Lagos.
The incident happened at Jofolo Street in Iyana Ipaja area of Abule-Oke.
It was reported that the deliverance started after Samuel, gave the victim a prophecy that put fear into her.
According to the victim, Samuel met her and informed her that she will soon die and therefore needed deliverance to cast out the spirit of death from her life.
It was gathered that Samuel told the victim things related to her and her family and she asked for the solution to avert those calamities.
It was then that Samuel took her to the place where he gave her the conditions which involved paying the said amount of money, buying a goat and sexual intercourse with him that will continue for one month before she will be totally delivered.
However, the issue got exposed after Samuel continued to make demands of money and sex from her. She then confided in her sister what she was going through and how she gave Samuel the money she collected from the sister.
The matter was reported to the police. Samuel was trailed, arrested and taken to the Area M Command, Idimu.
Upon interrogation, Samuel confessed that he was an Alfa but he gave the victim a false prophecy to obtain money from her and had carnal knowledge of her which he had expected to last for at least one month.
He was charged before Ejigbo Magistrates court for the alleged offences. He pleaded not guilty.
The Presiding Magistrate, Mrs. J.O.E. Adeyemi Ajayi granted Samuel bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.
Magistrate Ajayi ordered him to be remanded in prison custody pending when he will perfect his bail condition.
The matter was then adjourned till 26 March, 2018.