A – 45 year old man, Julius Ochim has been arrested by police in Ogun State for severally sleeping and impregnating his own daughter (Name withheld).
A statement signed by DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi for the Ogun State Police Command says the man was arrested following a complaint by his daughter who reported at Shagamu Police Division that her father has been having her carnal knowledge for the past 8 years after the death of her mother in 2009, consequent upon which she got pregnant for him and gave birth to a baby girl 3 years ago.
She stated further that her father used to threaten her with cultural implication of refusing him to sleep with her.
Upon the receipt of the report, the DPO Shagamu Division CSP Aduroja Moses led the detectives to the resident of the man where he was promptly arrested.
NEWS FLAKES further gathered that on interrogation, the suspect confessed to the commission of the crime but blame it all on the devil’s handwork. He confessed to have been sleeping with the girl since the demise of his wife and that he started having problem with the girl when she started going out with another person whom she said she want to get married to.
He confessed that the he was trying to prevent the girl from getting married so as to continue having his way with her.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police CP Ahmed Iliyasu has directed that the suspect be transferred to Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of State Criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution of the suspect.