A 45-year-old man, Olaoluwa Jimoh, was on September 16 arrested by men of Ogun state police command for allegedly impregnating his own biological daughter (name withheld).
A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the father with ”uncontrollable libido” was arrested following a complaint lodged at Ode Remo divisional headquarters by the victim, who stated that she has been living with her father for the past two years, but sometime in June 2021, her father allegedly forcefully had sex with her. She further claimed that since then, she has been raped severally by her father who always threatened to kill her if she dare informed anybody.
”The 19 years old victim informed the police that her mother has separated from the father long time ago, and that she has been living with her mother until about two years ago when the suspect asked her to come and be living with him. She decided to report, not minding the threat of her father, when she discovered that she has got pregnant.
Upon the report, the DPO Ode Remo division, CSP Fasogbon Olayemi quickly detailed his detectives to go after the suspect and he was promptly arrested.”the statement read
Oyeymi said on interrogation, the suspect confessed to the commission of the crime but claimed that he was used by the devil. He said the commissioner of police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.