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A-50-year-old man, kayode Oladehinde has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command for allegedly defiling his 13-year-old stepdaughter.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state , DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi disclosed this in a statement on Saturday .
Oyeyemi said, the suspect was arrested after mother of the victim lodged the complaint to the police in Ogijo Divisional Headquarters, Sagamu.
He added that, the suspect forcefully had carnal knowledge of the victim which resulted into pregnancy.
He said, “she stated further that the suspect having realized that the victim is pregnant, gave her drug to abort the pregnancy resulting to her bleeding seriously.
“On the strength of the report, the DPO Ogijo division CSP Suleiman Muhammad detailed his detectives to the suspect’s residence where he was promptly arrested.
“On interrogation, the suspect who was dumbfounded when confronted by his wife only pleaded for forgiveness from his wife and the victim who is his stepdaughter.
“Investigation revealed that the mother of the victim got married to the suspect after the death of her first husband who was the father of the victim some years ago and had a child for him.
“Meanwhile, the commissioner of Police cp Kenneth Ebrimson has ordered the transfer of the suspect to anti human trafficking and child labour unit of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and possible prosecution.”