A 53-year-old Nigerian pastor from Enugu, Pastor Timothy Ngwu impregnated more than 20 members of his congregation, including several married women and young girls, claiming that the Holy Spirit told him to have sex with them. has been arrested for sexual abuse.
According to a report, Pastor Ngwu was reported to the police by his estranged wife, Veronica Ngwu, who got tired of his lascivious behavior after he impregnated her young niece. A brother of the pastor, who did not want to be identified, said The arrest, was God’s wrath falling on his brother.
He said: “Let me tell you, God’s anger has befallen my brother, we have severally appealed to him to stop what he was doing but he refused. He has colonized our compound, bearing children with recklessness. He accused us of being jealous of him because he is doing the will of God, Look at these buildings here, he said pointing to the church compound. “He (pastor) has converted all of them to himself in the name of vineyard.”
The spokesman from Enugu state police command, DSP Ebere Amaraizu, said, the general overseer of Vineyard Ministry of the Holy Trinity, Pastor Timothy Ngwu, was arrested for abusing his female members.
He said: “The pastor claims to be obeying prophetic/spiritual injunction to do the will of God, which is to impregnate any one chosen and revealed by the Holy Spirit, irrespective of whether the woman is married or not,” said Amaraizu. “When the woman is delivered of the baby, the child remains in the ministry with the mother for life,” he added.