A female pastor was raped and murdered in Ikom, Cross River state last Sunday after church service.
Pastor Esther Neji, an Assistant Pastor with Assemblies of God Church, Obudu road, Ikom local government, was reportedly raped to death by unknown assailants, who invaded her home.
Rev Solomon Ajuk, a Presbyter in the Ikom District of Assemblies Of God Nigeria, confirmed the Development to PUO Metro Reports.
He said: “We only discovered that since Sunday we’ve not seen her. On getting to her House we perceived an offensive odour with her door still locked. We contacted the police who came and we forced the door open only to see her lying between the parlor and her room with a pool of blood on her bed”
“Her forehead had a wound where she was hit. A wrapper was on her neck, her pant was carelessly thrown suggesting that she was raped and killed. That’s the police preliminary investigation”
An autopsy carried out on her body confirmed that she was raped to death.
Reports said the deceased who hails from Akparabong in lkom was engaged before her brutal murder.