The senior Pastor of COZA, Biodun Fatoyinbo, is presently in custody of the police, Punch studies.
“Yes, he is in our custody,” Drive Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba informed Punch.
Fatoyinbo is being questioned over allegation of rape levelled in opposition to him by Busola Dakolo.
Mba continued: “We now have carried out a complete lot of background investigations and spoken to a complete lot of individuals prior to now. It was a deliberate investigative process to carry him final. Though we might invite others later relying on how investigations go.
“We were not in a hurry to bring him because we wanted to have enough background information that would be used in interrogating him. We have done an extensive investigation.”
When requested if the pastor was being detained, Mba stated it was too early to say.
Dakolo accused Fatoyinbo of raping her 20 years in the past in Ilorin, Kwara State, an allegation denied by Fatoyinbo.
In accordance with Mba, the investigation of Fatoyinbo was proof that the police had not swept the matter below the carpet as being insinuated in some quarters.