A 41-year-old man, Sikiru Odejide has been arrested by the men of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly having carnal knowledge of his 13- year old daughter (names withheld).
The incident occurred at Onihale in Ifo local government area of the State
A statement issued by the Spokesman of the Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi in Abeokuta indicated that the suspect was arrested after the mother of the victim who has been separated from him reported the case to a police station in Sango in Ifo local government area of the State.
He explained that the victim told her mother that her father had been having canal knowledge of her since December 2016 and that she could no longer bear it, hence telling her mother.
Oyeyemi said “She came to Sango police station and reported that her daughter came to her house at ijeshatedo area of Lagos to inform her that the suspect has been having sexual intercourse with her since December 2016 with threat to kill her if she dare tell anybody about it.
“She further complained to her mother that she could no longer bear the frequent sexual assault from her father hence she decided to inform her mother.”
Oyeyemi added that “On the strength of the report, the DPO Sango police station, SP Akinsola Ogunwale detailed detectives to effect the arrest of the randy father who lives in Onihale area of Ifo local government area of the state”.
The suspect, according to Oyeyemi on interrogation confessed that he committed the crime but attributed it to the devil’s handwork.