Estimated reading time: 5 minute(s)
A 45-year-old man, Olaoluwa Jimoh has been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly raping and impreginating his own daughter.
The Spokesperson of the command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi made this known in a statement on Monday in Abeokuta, the State capital.
Oyeyemi said the suspect was arrested on 16th September, 2021
following a complaint lodged at Ode Remo divisional headquarters by the victim.
According to him, “She reported that she has been living with her father for the past two years, but sometime in June 2021, her father forcefully had sex with her.
“She stated further that since then, she has been raped severally by the victim who always threatened to kill her if she made an attempt to inform anybody.
“The 19 years old victim informed the police that her mother has separated from the father long time ago, and that she has been living with her mother until about two years ago when the suspect asked her to come and be living with him, he said.
“She decided to report without minding the threat of her father, when she discovered that she was pregnant.
“Upon the report, the DPO, Ode Remo division, CSP Fasogbon Olayemi quickly detailed his detectives to go after the suspect and he was promptly arrested.
“The suspect during an interrogation, confessed to the commission of the crime but claimed that he was used by the devil.”
He said the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation.