Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 45-year-old man for allegedly impregnating his biological daughter.
The accused, identified as Olaoluwa Jimoh, was said to have raped his 19-year-old daughter severally before getting her pregnant.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the State command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the father with ”uncontrollable libido” was arrested following a complaint lodged at Ode Remo divisional headquarters by the victim, who disclosed that she has been living with her father for the past two years, and her father first forcefully had sex with her in June 2021.
She further claimed that since then, she has been raped severally by her father who always threatened to kill her if she dare informed 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. She decided to report, not minding the threat of her father, when she discovered that she has got pregnant.Advertisement
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 statement read
Opeyemi said the suspect was arrested and interrogated, and he confessed to the crime, but claimed he was used by the devil.
He also added that the commissioner of police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.