A pastor was arrested on a charge of rape after allegedly having sex with a teenage girl, police in Nigeria said.

Akure police said that they have arrested 55-year-old Jacob Ojomo, after the mother of a 15-year-old girl, who was not identified, caught him raping her child

According to the police investigation, Ojomo was caught in the act by the mother of the girl after she had been following the suspect, fearing that the pastor was having an illicit relationship with the child.

During questioning, Ojomo admitted to having sex with the girl.

Doctors confirmed that the girl was raped several times.