45-Year-Old Father allegedly rapes his daughter in Ogun State
A 45-year-old father, Akanji Oluwaseyi, is currently in police net for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge of his young daughter who is just 13 years old.
Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Ogun State Police spokesman, made this known on Tuesday.
Oyeyemi said that the suspect was arrested following a complaint lodged by the daughter at Obantoko divisional headquarters on December 30.
The victim had told the police that her45-year-old father came to the shop where she is learning tailoring and pleaded that her mistress allow her to come and fetch water for him at home.
According to Oyeyemi, the girl stated further that she went home to fetch water as requested by her father.
But to her utter surprise, her father suddenly grabbed her and forcefully defiled her right there in the house.
On the strength of the report, the DPO of Obantoko division, CSP Sunday Opebiyi was said to have detailed his detectives to the man’s house and he was apprehended.
Initially, police said the father denied the allegation, “but when he was confronted by his daughter, he became dumbfounded.”
It was also confirmed that the victim had been taken to hospital for medical attention.
Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun said the case should be transferred to anti-human trafficking and child labour unit for further investigation and prosecution.