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Men of the Ogun State Police command have arrested a 52-year- old man, Jimoh Mutaliu for allegedly impreginating and carrying out abortions for his 16-year-old niece.
Spokesperson of the Command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi made this known in a statement on Wednesday.
According to Oyeyemi the suspect was arrested on Tuesday following a report lodged by the victim’s father at Adatan divisional police headquarters in Abeokuta, the State capital.
He said “Upon equiry I discovered that my daughter was actually impregnated by my brother.
” I also discovered that the suspect has been having carnal knowledge of my daughter for quite some time now and he has also procured abortions for her twice.
“Upon the report, the Adatan DPO, SP Abiodun Salau detailed his detectives to the scene where the randy uncle was promptly arrested.
“On interrogation, the suspect made confessional statement that he actually committed the crime and also affirmed that he had procured two abortions for her with the help of a nurse.
“The victim has been taken to hospital by the police for medical treatment and report .
“The CP, Edward Ajogun, has expressed worry about the rampant cases of incest in the state and advised mothers to be very watchful of their female children, and that they should not allow men to play rough with them no matter their relationship with such men
In his words, “The Commissioner has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to anti human trafficking and child labour unit of the State Criminal Investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.”