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‘Prophet’ Who Rapes And Blackmail Girls In Seek Of On-line Lover Arrested In Lagos

One Mr Williams Bernard, reportedly specialised in luring younger women to sexually abuse them and thereafter extort them, has been arrested through the Lagos State police command.

Naija Information understands that the self-acclaimed prophet met his Waterloo after he and his partner had raped a tender woman, 19, and began the usage of pictures secretly taken on the scene to blackmail her.

Findings published that Benard generally is going on social media to play sensible on younger women in search of a existence spouse through making them imagine in him and thereby start to exploit them.

Naija Information understands that Benard, who operated as Evans Joris on Fb was once arrested through the Isheri-Oshun Police Station, the place he and a member of his syndicate are being interrogated.

It was once accumulated that the suspect generally sends pal requests to his feminine sufferers on social media, be offering them trade proposal or marriage guarantees and alongside the best way earn the sufferer’s believe, and then he would invite them to a resort room the place he’ll rape and secretly take pictures of them in combination.

The police command published additional that Bernad after raping him sufferers would move directly to threaten to put up the footage on social media in the event that they carry any alarm. Additionally, he and his accomplices will use the similar nude pictures to start to blackmail their sufferers to get cash from them.

Then again, the 19-year-old woman, Glory, who occurs to be Bernad and his gang member’s final sufferer narrated her terrible enjoy with the suspects.

She stated; “I are living at Ikotun space of Lagos. I met Williams Benard on social media. He stated he was once a tiller and a prophet. We have been chatting on Fb till he requested me to grow to be his lover and I declined the proposal and warned him to forestall speaking to me. I sooner or later blocked him on my Fb. A couple of days later, a person despatched me a pal request from the United States and I approved his request, we began chatting. Few days once we turned into pals, the person advised me that he want to marry me and I used to be so satisfied, however I advised the person that I will have to be 20 ahead of the wedding.”

Talking about guarantees made to her through the suspect she stated; “Sooner or later, the person stated he would ship me an iPhone and pc in order that I will keep up a correspondence successfully with him. He later despatched a telephone selection of the person who I will have to acquire the pieces from. Once I dialled the quantity, it came about to be that of Williams Benard whom I had warned to keep away from me. On telephone, he described our reunion as a accident and that his buddy knowledgeable him that he has proposed to marry me. He gave me an appointment in a resort to satisfy him for the pieces. Once I arrived the resort, Benard stated he was once surprised that the courier provider that was once bringing the pieces had returned it to Abuja and that he wanted N20,000 to ship to the courier provider to permit them to deliver the products to Lagos.”

“I took Benard to my aunt who gave him the cash. He invited me to have a gathering within the resort to have some dialogue. I didn’t suspect anything else as I believed he was once authentic. Once I arrived the resort room, he began shouting and asking why I made up our minds to tarnish his title ahead of his elder brother, as I used to be asking what he supposed, he introduced out a bottle and threatened to kill me if I didn’t cooperate with him. He commanded me to take away my garments or possibility being stabbed to demise.

She published additional, “He raped me and took my nude pictures and threatened to add it at the social media if I dare inform my aunt, kin and the police about it. That was once how he became me to a intercourse slave. Any time he wanted me, he would inform me tales that anyone mistakenly noticed my nude {photograph} and sought after to put up it on social media. I’d run to him and he would display me any individual and after dozing with me, he would ask the individual to have intercourse with me as smartly.

“The primary time, the individual he invited refused to sleep with me however promised to not add the {photograph}. The second one time he invited someone else and advised me the similar tale that the individual sought after to add my nude pictures on social media. It was once on a Sunday, the 2 of them slept with me until Monday morning. As a result of I didn’t return house that Sunday, my aunt raised the alarm and different kin got here and the case of the lacking individual was once lodged on the police station. The police steered my circle of relatives to stay up for 24 hours to look if I’d come again house.

“Once I got here house on Monday morning, my members of the family had accumulated and began asking questions, however to begin with, I used to be scared to spill the beans as a result of I used to be afraid in their danger. It was once when certainly one of my brothers threatened to overcome me up if I didn’t communicate that I unfolded.”

On his section, the spokesperson of the state police command, Bala Elkana, whilst reacting to the incident famous that the command is recently sporting out an investigation to decide and arrest different contributors of the crowd.

Including that they’d all be made to stand the legislation because the command will rate them to court docket after investigations are finished.


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