By Michael Adesanya/Abeokuta
A 44 – year-old Pastor of the Christ Apostolic Church, Ogo Oluwa parish, Owode-Egbado area, Oluwafemi Oyebola have been arrested by men of the Ogun State police Command for repeated rape of his own biological daughter (name withheld).
The pastor was arrested following a complaint by his daughter, who reported at Owode-Egbado divisional headquarters that her father has been forcefully having sex with her since 2015 when she was 19 -year- old, shortly after the demise of her mother.
According to a statement issued by the Command’s Spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi in Abeokuta, the victim reported that she got pregnant for her father three times and her father took her to a nurse where those pregnancies were aborted.
After the third abortion, the suspect forced his daughter to undertake a family planning procedure, so as not to get pregnant any longer.
Oyeyemi stated that the victim having realized that her father is all out to ruin her life, ran away from the house and reported to an NGO , Advocacy For Children and Vulnerable Persons Network consequent upon which she was taken to Owode-Egbado police station to complain.
Upon the report, the Police Spokesman said the DPO Owode-Egbado division, Olabisi Elebute led her detectives to the pastor’s house where he was promptly arrested.
On interrogation, the suspect made confessional statement that what his daughter said was nothing but the whole truth.
The state Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to anti human trafficking and child labor unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.