Police arrest man, 45, for raping, impregnating own daughter in Ogun
By Segun Ayinde, Abeokuta
Police in Ogun State have arrested a 45-year-old father, Olaoluwa Jimoh for allegedly raping and impregnating his own biological daughter, (name withheld).
The suspect was arrested on September 16, 2021 following a report lodged at Ode-Remo by the victim.
She reported that she had been living with her father for the past two years, but sometime in June, 2021, her father forcefully had sex with her.
According to her, since then, her father had continued to rape her and always
threatening to kill her if she dared disclosed the matter to anyone
The 19- year-old victim explained further narrated that her mother had separated from the father a long time ago, and that she had been living with her mother until about two years ago when the suspect asked her to come and be living with him.
She added that she decided to report to the police, not minding the threat of her father, when she discovered that she had got pregnant for him.
The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed this to newsmen in a statement in Abeokuta on Monday.
Oyeyemi said that following the report, the DPO, Ode Remo division, CSP Fasogbon Olayemi quickly detailed his detectives to go after the suspect and he was promptly arrested.
He said the suspect on interrogation confessed to the commission of the crime but claimed that he was used by the devil.
Meanwhile, the State’s Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to the State’s Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.