Harare – A Prophetic, Healing and Deliverance Ministry pastor, led by Prophet Walter Magaya has been arrested for allegedly raping a sickly 18-year-old girl he was tasked with healing, Glendale police police said on Friday.
The 43-year-old allegedly took the girl to a bridge in Westgate on Wednesday afternoon to pray with her where nobody would disturb, the Police spokesperson said.
While there he allegedly touched her private parts. No one else was at the scene, Spokesperson Sibanda said.The man then drove the teenager back to her home, only to pick her up again half an hour later.
“He fetched the victim and drove with her to a certain backroom in Budiriro township, where she was told to take off her clothes. “The pastor also took off his clothes. The victim was instructed to lie on the bed. She was then allegedly raped by the suspect.”
The man took the girl home. Soon after he left she told her sister what had happened.
case was opened at the Glenlorne police station and the man was arrested on Friday afternoon. He is expected to appear in Court on Monday.
Meanwhile, his boss, Prophet Walter Magaya has remained silent.