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Officers of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 45-year old man, Akanji Oluwaseyi for allegedly having carnal knowledge of his 13-year old daughter (name withheld).
According to the Command’s spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi “the suspect was arrested following a complaint from the victim who reported at Obantoko divisional headquarters on the 30th of December 2020.”
On the strength of the report according to Oyeyemi, “the DPO Obantoko division, CSP Sunday Opebiyi quickly detailed his detectives to the man’s house where he was promptly arrested”.
The victim explained that her father came to the shop where she is a tailoring apprentice and begged her mistress to permit her to come and fetch water for him at home”.
Oyeyemi said the daughter explained that “she left the shop and fetched water as requested by her father. But surprisingly, her father suddenly grabbed her and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her”.
“He initially denied the allegation but when he was confronted by the victim, he became dumb founded”.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) said the victim was quickly taken to Olukoya hospital for medical attention.
The Commissioner of Police according to Oyeyemi,CP Edward A. Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to anti human trafficking and child labour unit of the State criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.