A 46-year-old man, Olusegun Oluwole, has been arrested by the operatives of Ogun State Police command for allegedly defiling his 17 years old daughter.
According to a statement by the command spokesman, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspect was arrested following a complaint lodged at Ibara police station by the victim who came in company of some So Safe Corps men.
“The victim reported that while she was sleeping in their one room apartment at Amolaso area of Abeokuta at about 11:30 pm, his father, having observed that others were fast asleep suddenly grabbed her and forcefully had sex with her with a threat to kill her if she refused to allow him.”
Following the report, the DPO Ibara division, CSP Bernard Egbondiya, detailed his detectives to the scene, where the suspect was arrested.
“On interrogation, the father of six, who confessed to the crime pleaded for forgiveness, claiming not knowing what came over him when he committed the crime,” Oyeyemi revealed.
The State Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole has ordered the transfer of the suspect to state Criminal investigation Departments for further investigation and possible prosecution, while the victim was taken to General Hospital for medical treatment.