Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested a 31-year-old young prophet, by bane, Anietie Inyang from Ikot Ebak village, Essien Udim Local Government Area of the state, for allegedly having sexual affairs with a 12-year-old boy.
The so call prophet was alleged to have engaged in anal sex with the victim, who lives with his grandmother at Ikot Ada Utor in Afaha Clan also in Essien Udim Local Government Area.
According to statement, the suspect was earlier arrested by the Essien Udim Police Division but released on bail without being charged to court and attempts were made to cover up the case.
The wife of the Chairman of Essien Udim LGA, Akwa Ibom State, Mrs Umoh Gabriel Tony Luke alongside her husband, Anthony Luke got wind of the information and ordered the police to produce the suspect.
The prophet was subsequently re-arrested and brought to the State Police Headquarters in Ikot Akpan Abia, Uyo.
It was further learnt that the Akwa Ibom State Sexual and Gender Based Violence Response Unit has taken over the case.