The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a village head of Oose Agbedu Ajibawo in Owode-Yewa area of the State, Rasheed Sholabe for having unlawful carnal knowledge of his 15 year old biological daughter (name withheld).
Penpushing reports that, the Command Public Relations Officer Abimbola Oyeyemi made this known on Thursday adding that, the suspect was arrested following a report by the victim, who walked into Owode Egbado police station and reported that her father has been having sex with her since when she was eleven year old as a result of which she now find it difficult to control her urinary system.
The victim who told the police that she has lost her mother when she was barely 2 year old said the father did not allow her to know any relation of her later mother thereby left her with no option other than continue staying with him who used that opportunity to sexually abuse her from time to time.
“Upon the report, the DPO Owode-Egbado SP Olabisi Elebute quickly led her men to the place where the Baale was promptly arrested. On interrogation, he first denied the allegation, but when he was confronted by the victim and one of his ex-wife who corroborated the victim’s statement, the suspect fainted and was taken to the hospital for resuscitation”, Oyeyemi said
Penpushing further reports that, the police said the suspect’s ex-wife informed the police that she caught him red handed while having sex with his daughter and that was the reason why she left him, adding that the victim has been taken to Stella Obasanjo motherless baby home for safety.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the suspect to anti-human trafficking and child labor unit of the State criminal investigation and intelligence department for an in-depth investigation and diligent prosecution.