By Augustine Ehikioya
For allegedly raping his 17 years old biological daughter, Police officials in Ogun State have arrested a 46 years old man, Olusegun Oluwole.
He was arrested after his daughter lodged a complaint at the Ibara Police Station, in the company of some Safety Corps men.
According to a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer,
Ogun State Police Command, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, and made available to Security Watch Africa (SWA), the victim reported that her father forcefully had canal knowledge of her while she was sleeping in their one room apartment at Amolaso area of Abeokuta.
It reads “At about 11:30 pm, his father, having observed that others are fast asleep suddenly grabbed her and forcefully had sex with her with a threat to kill her if she refused to allow him.
“Upon the report, the DPO Ibara division, CSP Bernard Egbondiya, quickly detailed his detectives to the scene, where the suspect was promptly 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.”
The Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, the statement said, has ordered the transfer of the suspect to State Criminal Investigation Departments for further investigation and possible prosecution.
The victim, it disclosed, was taken to general hospital for medical treatment.