Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 49-year-old man, Ubong Williams Akpan, for unlawfully having carnal knowledge of his 12 years old daughter.
The command spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi said the suspect was arrested on Friday following a report lodged at Itele Ota Divisional headquarters by the victim.
The victim had lodged a complaint with the police alleging that her father had been having unlawful carnal knowledge of her since she was seven years old.
Oyeyemi said the girl had reported that “this has been going on for the past five years, and when she can no longer bear it, she decided to complain to the police.”
“Upon the report, the DPO Itele Ota Division, CSP Monday Unoegbe detailed his detectives to the scene where the suspect was arrested,” the police said.
“On interrogation, he confessed to the commission of the crime, claiming that his wife is appearing too old, and she is no longer looking attractive to him”.
Meanwhile, the State Commissioner of Police, Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to the family support unit of Ota Area Command for further investigation and prosecution.
The Police CP also directed that the victim be taken to the General Hospital for proper medical treatment.
KanyiDaily had also reported how a pastor, John Gichini, was sentenced to 140 years imprisonment after he sexually abused his two daughters and got one pregnant.