A Makurdi Magistrates’ Court has on Thursday remanded a cleric, Elijah Ebimone, in prison for allegedly abducting three girls and turning them to S ex slaves.
Ebimone, 32, is facing a two-count charge of abduction and causing miscarriage, punishable under Sections 274 and 233 of the Penal Code, Laws of Benue State, 2004.
Police prosecutor said: “However, they got to Makurdi and he turned them into S ex slaves, impregnating all of them at different times and also causing them to miscarry the pregnancies.”
The Magistrate, Theresa Wergba, ordered the remand of the accused and adjourned the matter till December 28 for further mention.
Her action followed the application for adjournment made by the Prosecutor, Insp. Daniel Suende who said that investigation by the police was ongoing.
Insp. Suende told the court that a team of detectives led by Insp. Attai Sule attached to the State CID, Makurdi, received information about the activities of the cleric on October 20.
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