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Police Has Arrested a 45-year-old Man For Raping His 13-Year-old Daughter

Akanji Oluwaseyi

Akanji OluwaseyiIn Obantoko area of Abeokuta, the Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 45-year-old man, Akanji Oluwaseyi, for allegedly raping his 13-year-old daughter.

The police said the arrest followed a complaint from the victim who reported the case at the Obantoko divisional headquarters of the State that her father committed the crime on Wednesday. 30th December, 2020.

The victim narrated that she was working as an tailor apprentice, and that her father visited the place on that day and asked her mistress to permit her to fetch water for him at home.

According to the police, the teenager said after she had finished fetching the water, her father, however, “suddenly grabbed her and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her.”

The Ogun State Police spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, had ordered the immediate transfer of the case to the anti-human trafficking and child labour unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.

According to SR, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi stated: “On the strength of the report, the Divisional Police Officer of the Obantoko division, quickly detailed detectives to the man’s house where he was promptly arrested. He initially denied the allegation but when he was confronted by the victim, he became dumbfounded”.

The victim has been taken to Olukoya hospital for medical attention.

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