Adejoke Adeleye, Abeokuta
A 45 -year – old man, Akanji Oluwaseyi, has been arrested for forcefully having carnal knowledge of his 13-yr- old daughter by officers of Ogun Police Command.
It was gathered that the arrest of the suspect followed a complaint by the victim at Obantoko Divisional Police Headquarters in Abeokuta, Ogun State on the 30th of December 2020.
The victim had told the police that her father came to the shop where she is a tailoring apprentice and begged her mistress to permit her to come and fetch water for him at home.
She stated further that she left the shop and fetched the water, but surprisingly, her father suddenly grabbed her and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her.
On the strength of the report, the DPO Obantoko division, CSP Sunday Opebiyi quickly detailed his 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 dumb founded.
The victim has been taken to hospital for medical attention.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Edward A. Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to anti human trafficking and Child Labour unit of the State criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.