The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 52-year-old father, Emmanuel Ikhine for alledgedly defiling and impegnating his 18-year-old daughter.
According to the police, Ikhine had been having Carnal knowledge of the daughter years since his wife left him.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Monday, adding that the suspect was arrested following a report by a neighbour, Yemisi Ashade.
Oyeyemi added that the daughter reported the case to a neighbour when she could no longer bear the pains of sexual assaults by her father and that the daughter said she was threatened not to divulge the affair to anyone
He said: “She stated further that she can no longer bear the sexual assault hence she confided in her.
“Upon the report, the DPO Sango -Ota, CSP Godwin Idehai, detailed his detectives to the scene where the randy father was promptly arrested.
“On interrogation, he made a confessional statement that he has been having carnal knowledge of the victim long before now since he has separated from his wife.
“The victim who claimed to be the only girl amongst the three children of her father explained how the suspect has been sleeping with her whenever her two brothers are not around with threat, but, when she can not bear it, she reported to their neighbour who brought her to the station to report.
“The victim was taken to hospital where it was confirmed that she was already pregnant for her father.
“Meanwhile the Commissioner of Police, Bashir makama, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the Anti-human Trafficking and Child Labour Unit of state Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.”
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